June Small Basic Guru Update – Nonki’s got it cornered

What is TechNet Guru? 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 Ninjas Twitter account, an announcement on your forum, and other acknowledgement from…

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Collision Physics – Small Basic Featured Game

So Vijaye blogged about this before: Collision Physics With Small Basic And you can see LitDev’s Collision Physics here: PMT149   But I wanted to offer up the challenge to see if anyone can make a game that includes the collision physics built in this program. Also, I found that this is actually a bit…

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Shapes Editor – Small Basic Featured Program

Latest version of Shape Editor: Shapes 1.42 TLW744-3.   From Nonki Takahashi:                                                               Nonki Takahashi a private company   1,896 Points                17                6                0                       Recent Achievements           Wiki Editor II                                            Forums Curator II                                            Wiki Community Editor                                                           Nonki Takahashi’s threads                                View Profile             What’s New in Shapes 1.42 : Supported cursor key to move a…

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Small Basic: How to Debug – Featured Article

Today’s featured article was written by… Nonki Takahashi   Find the latest version of this article here: Small Basic: How to Debug     This article includes following tips about how to debug program written in Small Basic language.  And also this article shows you real samples for debugging with published programs. Use TextWindow.WriteLine() to…

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String Searcher – Small Basic Featured Program

Today’s featured program is “Single Character String Searcher” by Jibba Jabba. You’ll have to run the program locally for the “Esc” key to work (works fine online up to that point).    Import: XMX755 Features: A colourful Interactive Program that searches any String for a given character. “Quick Input Mode” stores results in a multidimensional…

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Beginning Microsoft Small Basic – Review by "Royal Little Lambs"

  Today we have a guest blogger!   It’s Jennifer (and her 12-year-old daughter, Liz) from Royal Little Lambs.         Liz reviewed Computer Science for Kids and very much enjoyed learning Beginning Microsoft Small Basic. There are 11 lessons. They range from 22-109 pages. The lessons generally consist of Review and preview Small Basic (lessons)…

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Programming Tips – Small Basic Featured Article

LitDev strikes again with another fantastic article on TechNet Wiki: Small Basic: Programming Tips This article covers the basic ideas of structured programming, or some tips for writing better programs in Small Basic.   ‘Better’ is subjective and people do prefer different styles, but there are some general rules that do help, especially when your…

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Small Basic for Little Kids Series – Pong

  It was a beautiful sunny weekend, and wife’s mandate of father-son bonding was to be obeyed…  So, after a bike ride, it’s time for some coding.  Small Basic, that is. My little boy has been bugging me about game programming.  After some convincing, he settled on Pong, not entirely sure what Pong is. Having in…


Small Basic – Fun, Simple, Social, Gradual

  Programming is Fun, again! Microsoft Small Basic puts the “fun” back into computer programming. With a friendly development environment that is very easy to master, it eases both kids and adults into the world of programming.   Simple Small Basic combines a friendly environment with a very simple language and a rich and engaging…


Are you the Small Basic Guru for June 2013???

Are you a technology guru? Show us your solutions and become the Small Basic Guru for June 2013   TechNet Wiki is looking for and celebrating the best of the best! Is that you? Do you consider yourself an expert or authority on Small Basic?   Show us your forum solutions and become MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY…