Small Basic 1.2 Released with Kinect Support and Bug Fixes

Michael Scherotter is a Media Experience Evangelist at Microsoft who works with media companies to help them build apps, works with 3D printer manufacturers to help them write drivers, and is part of the Small Basic development team who brought Kinect objects to Small Basic 1.2.  We are excited to announce that a new version…

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Tap into Small Basic Forum

When you are learning Small Basic programming, you may stack on your debugging.  I recommend to utilize lots of resources about Small Basic as following steps. Search in TechNet Wiki.  Small Basic Portal may help you. Search in Small Basic Forum. Ask question in Small Basic Forum. To search in Small Basic Forum, (1) use…

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Small Basic is FREE!!!

Yeah, it’s free. Give yourself a gift. Or give a kid a future in computer software that they might not otherwise have. Just click: What is Small Basic? Well… Small Basic is Fun, Simple, Social, & Gradual. And these resources will guide you. Ten year olds have used these resources on their own to learn Small Basic:…

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Small Basic Monthly Challenges for November 2013

Thanks to LitDev for hosting the 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 SmallBasic.  Some will be easy, some will be hard – but they will all make you think, and more importantly be GREAT FUN!…

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Eora Duck Hunt – Small Basic Featured Game

New game in Jibba Jabba’s words:   It only runs locally, NOT in the browser. You can import using id  XCC705-1 Or here’s the browser link for a quick look, but it won’t run in the browser:  http://smallbasic.com/program/?XCC705-1 It’s called Eora Duck Hunt because that’s the Australian Aboriginal language group I belong to. It also…

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Small Basic Game Gallery

This is an exhaustive list of the Small Basic games coming from our community of developers!   Small Basic Games Action Basketball – by NaochanON Basketball Science – by Nonki Takahashi Block Smasher V2 (info) by Behnam Azizi Brick Wall (info) – by Stendec Catch Game – by NaochanON Click the Button – by Timo Sö Darts…


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…


Small Basic Curriculum

Learn all about Small Basic by using the curriculum. With the curriculum, you can lean Small Basic with separate lessons – just like you would in a classroom. You can download the curriculum, which includes PowerPoint decks to teach from. As a teacher or as a student learning Small Basic on your own, the curriculum…


Small Basic E-Books

Learn more about Small Basic and find detailed samples by reading sample chapters from one of three e-books that we are providing to you at no cost. If you like using the e-book format, we have links on each page to where you can purchase the complete e-book.   The Developer’s Reference Guide to Small…