## Cartesian and Polar Coordinates in Small Basic

I introduced a Small Basic sample code about 2-dimensional vector in my last blog.  A 2-D vector has two elements.  A point in the plane has x coordinate and y coordinate.  This kind of coordinate is called Cartesian coordinates. Today, I’d like to introduce another coordinate system – polar coordinates.  In polar coordinates, a point…

## Small Basic Guru Awards: January 2016 Winners

We had a light competition in January, but Nonki beat me fair and square:  Small Basic Technical Guru – January 2016     Nonki Takahashi Small Basic: Clock Michiel Van Hoorn: “Great article on the clock object and how to work with time. Foundational knowledge for any programmer.” Peter Laker: “Nicely formed, well laid out, good contribution”  …

## Vector Sample in Small Basic

I created a sample program about vector in Small Basic.  The program ID is WCT521-0. A 2-dimensional vector can represent the coordinates of a point on the plane. At first, this program shows a sample of vector sum. Secondly, this program shows rotation using a rotation matrix. See Also The Developer’s Reference Guide to Small Basic: Chapter 5: GraphicsWindow Object

## Featured Article: Interviews with Vijaye Raji, the creator of Small Basic

You can also find the latest version of this article on TechNet Wiki: Small Basic: Interviews with Vijaye Raji, the creator of Small Basic Let’s get to it! Vijaye created Small Basic, based on a challenge to Microsoft that he read in a blog post. Now, a lot of people supported him and helped make…

## Small Basic Curriculum Videos! by Mr. Adams

Thanks to the fantastic Mr. Adams, we now have an answer to the question…   What if I don’t want to download the curriculum and learn how to teach Small Basic to my students?   ANSWER: Just play these videos instead! Yes, it’s that easy. You have an actual technical teacher going through the lessons…

## Small Basic 1.2: Installation Guide (Featured Article)

Find the updated version of this article on TechNet Wiki: Small Basic 1.2: Installation Guide    Overview Small Basic is free! And it teaches actual text/syntax-based programming to students! This is the only language+IDE built for that purpose! And it’s free!  This guide shows you the detailed steps for installing Small Basic! Downloading Small Basic…