The Small Basic Guru Articles submitted for December 2014

I just want to hop in and show off some of the great Small Basic articles for TechNet Wiki we had this month… Small Basic: Revision Control by Nonki Takahashi How to add background music to a Small Basic game by Pappa Lapub Small Basic: Instructions to Graduate and Debug with Visual Studio by Nonki Takahashi The Small Basic Environment (IDE) by Nonki…


Tolerance of Small Basic

I found that the tolerance is another unique feature of Small Basic.  I wrote little bit about this topic in a forum thread Did you find any trivia about Small Basic? Not need closing quote for string at line end Comma is not needed between parameters of operations Sometimes no need to initialize variables (especially arrays)…


Featured Article: The Small Basic Environment (IDE)

Today, I want to highlight an excellent article that starts at the very beginning (a very good place to start). It comes to us from our master Small Basic Wiki author, Nonki Takahashi. You can check out the full article here: The Small Basic Environment (IDE)      What is IDE IDE is an abbreviation…


Should we have a Small Basic International Summit?

What do you think? Should we have a Small Basic International Summit? It would be: Online only, for now In English, for now (maybe other languages in the future) 2-3 days with multiple sessions All sessions recorded Cover everything Small Basic related   What do you think? Would you virtually attend? What should the sessions…


The Microsoft Small Basic Guru Award Winners (November 2014)

Nonki and I battled it out last month in the Small Basic Guru Awards! Here are the results…   Small Basic Technical Guru – November 2014     Ed Price – MSFT Small Basic Student Testimonies RZ: “WOW! This is fantastic list. It’s very encouraging for everyone to read this!” Michiel Van Hoorn: “This is very very interesting…


Small SVG is a subset of SVG for Small Basic

Now I’m trying to define a subset of SVG file format. And I’m rewriting Shapes editor for the SVG.  Today I’ll write about that. What is SVG SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) is one of XML (Extensible Markup Language).  XML is a text file.  So, Small Basic can read/write this format.  I created a Polyline Editor that can read/write…


Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas!


Roman Numerals – Small Basic Featured Programs

Today I’d like to pick up programs to calculate Roman numerals from the Small Basic forum. The first ones are described in a forum thread Post your sample source code here and get featured on our blogs! (Part II). SFP007 by Glennium Please enter an integer from 1 to 3999; or ”Return” to quit…2014MMXIV VGR369…


Do you want to be a Small Basic Community Leader???

If not, then why did you click this???? Go away!!!! If so, then keep reading! If you have 100 Forum Answers and 1,000 Recognition Points, then you qualify to become an Answerer in the Small Basic Forum! Just post in this thread, and I’ll make you an Answerer! (However, if you don’t help us propose and…


Small Basic: Revision Control – Featured Article

I was inspired from a Small Basic forum thread written by Bob Irving.  Then I tried to use revision control tools for Small Basic and wrote a TechNet Wiki article about that.  This article introduces two revision control tools – Git Gui and CodePlex.  These tools allow you to check difference between two revisions of the source code,…