Small Basic on Mac

Today I’m writing this blog on my Mac mini.  Today’s topic is how Small Basic programs run on Mac. Silverlight Silverlight plug-in supports Safari (browser for Mac OS X).  So published Small Basic programs can be run on Safari.  On Mac, some fonts are in common with Windows such like Arial, Courier New, Times New…


Turtle Maze Challenge

One of January’s challenges was to create a maze to be solved using the Turtle: Game Challenge Write a maze game that is navigated by the turtle, using arrow keys. Perhaps add a timer to see how quickly the player can navigate the maze. The trickiest bit will be preventing the turtle cross maze boundaries…

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One of my favorite BASIC

Today I’d like to introduce one of my favorite BASIC.  That is CASIO FX-700P BASIC.  Following list is a sample program for it. 10 INPUT X 20 PRINT X;”!=”; 25 P=1 30 FOR I=1 TO X 40 P=P*I 50 NEXT I 60 PRINT P And following picture shows the result of this program.  I bought…

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Small Basic Guru Awards! (December 2014)

All the votes are in!      And below are the results for the Small Basic category of the TechNet Guru Awards, December 2014 !!!! The TechNet Guru Awards celebrate the technical articles on TechNet, contributed from valued wiki authors like YOU!    Small Basic Technical Guru – December 2014     Pappa Lapub How to add background music to a Small Basic…

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Small Basic – Errors

I started to write a TechNet Wiki article about errors in Small Basic.  At this point, I wrote about syntax errors and run time errors.  But there might be more errors such like at Publish or Import.  If you know other errors in Small Basic, please let me know or edit the TechNet Wiki article….

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A New Year, a New Opportunity! Become the FIRST Small Basic Guru of 2015!

Happy New Year! “Guru 2014” is so ‘last year’! The real glory is to be the first Guru of 2015! 😀 The birth of a new year, and a new hero? Or the stamp of authority from long established Guru leaders? The challenge is on, all eyes are watching, anyone could win this month. The…

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Moon Lander – Small Basic Featured Programs

Today I’d like to introduce ‘moon lander’ type programs that came from Challenge of the Month – October 2014.  The challenge was: Game Challenge Write a ‘moon lander’ type program. All these moon landers are controlled by arrow keys.  Have fun! LEM by Coding Cat Program ID TQL943 Here is my submission for the Lander…

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New Year Challenges

Happy New Year and welcome to another set of monly challenges for Small Basic, Challenge of the Month – January 2015. Small Challenge Write a TextWindow program to read in some numbers from a user.  It continues to read them in until the user enters something that isn’t a number.  When a set of numbers…

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