Match Colours or Symbols – Small Basic Featured Program

Today’s featured program is “Match colours or symbols” written by Glenn Broadway. Glenn wanted to learn how to use OnKeyDown and OnMouseDown events in the GraphicsWindow so he wrote a simple matching game.  The program ID is PRP467. But he said it seems that FontSize doesn’t work in the Silverlight player.  I tried to fixed this problem…


Method to Convert Binary

Today I’d like to introduce a table to understand how to convert between decimal and binary. ErmiteUrbain made a table to show how Amir CPS’s converter THJ835-1 works. ErmiteUrbain also rewrote Amir’s converter.  The new one is THJ835-2. Thank you ErmiteUrbain for sharing your understanding! Please post your programs or ideas to the forum thread…


Helper to solve Chaos Su Do Ku – Small Basic featured program

Screen shot of suggestion message box in Help for Chaos Su Do Ku
Screen shot of suggestion message box in Help for Chaos Su Do Ku

Today I’d like to introduce a program written by ErmiteUrbain. ErmiteUrbain wrote a program to help to solve Chaos Sudoku.  The program ID is PTX661.  And the information is uploaded in a forum thread Nominate games (or other programs) here to get featured on our Blog! (PART 3).  Chaos Sudoku is a kind of Sudoku (number…


Small Basic Prime (extended IDE)

Introduction Gungan37 created a great extended Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for Small Basic back in 2013 (called SB++).  It had some nice features and looked really good. Over the years it was not maintained to work with newer versions of Small Basic as they were rolled out (Gungan37 was busy studying and working).  Also, I…

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Small Basic – Draw Circle Game

I made a game how accurate circle to draw with mouse.  The program ID is FGM527. Usage: Draw a circle with mouse. Push [OK] button. Check your score. Push [OK] button to continue. Have fun with a Small Basic game!

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Shapes Editor using Polygon for Small Basic

Thanks to NaochanON for writing this blog and Tryhest for contributing updates.  More details on Small Basic forum. Shapes Editor Several Shape editors have been proposed so far, but shape modification and position change (Z-index) of shape are not so easy. I made a shapes editor using Litdev’s Extension, which can easily change its size,…

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Who will be announced as the next Small Basic Guru? Read more about April 2018 competition!!

What is TechNet Guru Competition? Each month the TechNet Wiki council organizes a contest of the best articles posted that month. This is your chance to be announced as MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY GURU OF THE MONTH! One winner in each category will be selected each month for glory and adoration by the MSDN/TechNet Ninjas and community as…

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Small Basic Monthly Challenges – April 2018

Big thanks to LitDev for hosting our monthly challenges! 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 Small Basic.  Some will be easy, some will be hard – but they will all make you think, and more…

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Traffic Jam Simulation with Small Basic

I wrote a program which simulates traffic jam.  The idea is from Dr. Nishinari’s mathematical research.  The program ID is FHC281. Let’s learn maths with Small Basic!

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Reading and Writing HTML with Small Basic

HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) is a rich text format used in the internet.  You can see the rendered text with a browser.  A HTML file is a kind of text file.  So Small Basic can read and write them.  We can use Network.GetWebPageContents() operation to read HTML from the internet.  A Simple HTML code is…

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