How to nominate games to be featured on our blog!!!

Got a game or program you made with Small Basic that you want us to review for being featured on this blog? Maybe someone else’s game or program that you think is great?      Check out all our featured programs here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/smallbasic/archive/tags/featured+program/     Post the game/program in this thread to nominate them! Please include…

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Become the August 2015 Small Basic Guru!!! Here’s how!

Just add your TechNet Wiki article to this list: TechNet Guru Contributions – August 2015     One winner in each category will be selected each month for glory and adoration by the MSDN/TechNet Ninjas and community as a whole. This includes a dedicated blog post in the Wiki Ninjas blog, a tweet from the Wiki…

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Batting Practice – Small Basic Featured Program

Today, I will introduce a game posted on a Small Basic forum thread Nominate games (or other programs) here to get featured on our Blog! (PART 3). The game is Batting Practice written by Cody_M.  He just started learning how to program this year and made a game called Batting Practice (VNT440). It is his first…

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Small Basic includes Exponential Notation!!!

Here’s a little-known factoid. This is great for those of you who are power users for Small Basic and using some “big math” in your programs!    You can find the latest version of this article on TechNet Wiki: Small Basic: Scientific Notation   Let’s get started!   Scientific notation is a way to write…

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What Objects are Missing in Small Basic?

What Objects are missing in Small Basic?  Also, if you could move any object from the LitDev Extension into Small Basic, what would you want to bring over?    Please go post your answers and vote for answers in the forum thread:   https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/d0f72d97-b21f-44d2-b718-9f4934211a93/what-objects-are-missing-in-small-basic?forum=smallbasic    RULES: In the forum post, reply with as many suggestions…

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Small Basic Guru Awards: July 2015 Winners – Nonki’s Timer wins big time!!!

Nonki and I battled it out in July on our TechNet Wiki articles (submitted in the TechNet Guru contest), and he beat both of my samples! It’s quite a good overview of the Timer object with some fantastic examples and resources!    Small Basic Technical Guru – July 2015     Nonki Takahashi Small Basic: Timer Michiel Van…

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Triangle in Small Basic

Today I’d like to introduce collected information about triangle in Small Basic. How to Draw a Triangle There was a forum question by CookiesUgh about drawing a triangle.  From the question, I wrote a TechNet Wiki article: Small Basic: How to Draw a Triangle Mainly there are three operations to draw a triangle. GraphicsWindow.DrawTriangle GraphicsWindow.FillTriangle Shapes.AddTriangle But…

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Docs.com about Small Basic

Curah! contents have been moved to Docs.com.  I once wrote about Curah!.  Today, I will write updated curation about Small Basic in Docs.com. Docs.com can contain not only links but also Office documents. Now for Small Basic, following contents can be found in Docs.com. How to get started programming with Small Basic? Small Basic articles…

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Small Basic in Windows 10 Quick Review

I installed Windows 10 on my Mac mini (with Parallel Desktop 10 for Mac).  In Windows 10, I tried to use Small Basic v1.1. Though Title bar became white and new window frame is thin, Small Basic v1.1 runs well in Windows 10.  But new browser Microsoft Edge no longer supports Silverlight.  So recommended browser…

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