Chess Clock!!! – Small Basic Featured Program

Continuing the tradition started by VIjay back in October 2008 (Sample of the Week), here is our featured Small Basic program… Chess Clock!!! TLL449  This great program comes from Athasak! Enjoy!   As a bonus, here’s another good program from Athasak; this simply draws a geometric pattern: VVT676    – Ninja Ed


Small Basic at the April 2014 TEALS Computer Science Student Field Trip

We were there! But we weren’t alone… There were 1,200 JH and HS kids there! Here we are at our Small Basic booth… Li Xin (left), I, and Philip Conrod (right) led the Small Basic booth, giving demos and presenting Small Basic to all the kids (and to their teachers and the other booth commanders)….


A Math Worksheets Generator

So, I finally got tired of my son’s dismal math performance at school, and decided to be more involved with his math life.  I am not going to say anything about Common Core Math.  OK, I guess I just did, but promise won’t say no more on that topic 🙂 My plan is actually quite…


Why do you continue to use Small Basic? – An EPIC ANSWER

Let’s ask that question to our community member, Jibba Jabba. Here’s his response:   “I think it’s important to continually consider the value/usefulness and future of anything that one uses. I don’t develop extensions but with a bit of a stretch I suppose I add to the languages ecosystem by using Small Basic and participating…


binary to decimal converter – Small Basic Featured Program (by WhTurner33)

Let’s let WhTurner33 introduce the program! You can try it out here: ===============================  Last Monday I published a simple binary to decimal converter in response to a question in stuck in a school program After some problems I expanded the program to convert: – from 16 bits binary to decimal and hexadecimal  see second figure…


Small Basic Guru Awards!! (March 2014)

All the awards go to Nonki this month!  Small Basic Technical Guru – March 2014     Nonki Takahashi Small Basic: Centering Text in Graphics Window RZ: “Clearly written explanation with nice graphics to go with it.” Ed Price: “I love having the three options like this! And the images really bring it to life! The links to…


Small Basic: Reference Documentation – 21 ARTICLES!!!

So this is actually more like a TOC of many articles: Small Basic: Reference Documentation     Or you can click a Class or Object below to learn more about it!     Welcome to the Small Basic Reference Documentation! Click an object to get started… Array Clock  Controls  Desktop Dictionary File Flickr GraphicsWindow  ImageList  Math …


Featured Small Basic Game – NaochanON’s "Dodge This!!!"

Here it is:   New game from NaochanON! This is coming out of the April Challenges:   Game Challenge       TWN285-0     Here are some top scores: NaochanON, that’s fun!  My record (dodged count) was 143. Nonki Takahashi, Sunday, April 06, 2014 3:38 PM   I just got 66! I need to step up…


April Fools Day is out of the way; now let’s find a Small Basic April Genius!

Special thanks to XAML guy for hosting this contest!   The name “April” is derived from the Latin verb “aperire”, meaning “to open” in reference to being the season when trees & flowers start to “open”. And I have to say, judging from the quality of contributions in recent months, I can’t wait to OPEN…


Small Basic – April Challenges! (no fooling)

A brand new set of challenges from litdev… These challenges are intended for people who are learning to program for the first time or for those returning to programming who want to start using SmallBasic.  Some will be easy, some will be hard – but they will all make you think, and more importantly be GREAT FUN!…