## Small Basic + micro:bit

Today is a guest blog post from teacher, Jez Dean… In this blog post: Build a computer-to-micro:bit connection with Small Basic. Also, see the article from Nonki, Play with micro:bit and Small Basic.   You can write a simple GUI to send commands to a micro:bit running Python: The program sends Python commands over a…

## Small Basic Featured Programs – Multi-Colored Spirals

In the June Challenges, LitDev included a great Graphics Challenge: Graphics Challenge: Draw a multi-coloured spiral   And the challenge began! Coding Cat started us off on June 1st: I love the graphics challenge. It turns out I wrote a double spiral program as one of my first forays into Small Basic. 🙂 Import code: QSP181…

## Small Basic – Chord Sounds

This blog is by Small Basic user Yvan Leduc and is based on this Forum Post.  It shows how to play musical chords in Small Basic just using the standard Sound.PlayMusic method. Objective How to play a complete music chord, for example a C major chord, instead of playing the separate notes. Solution A full…

## Featured Small Basic Program – XY Graph from Bluegrams!

Download the application here: XY Graph   XY Graph is a function plotting program coded with Small Basic. It is able to plot different types of functions into a simple coordinate system. XY Graph also can create score tables. About XY Graph XY Graph uses the same syntax analysis as 123 Calculator, so big parts…

## 123 Calculator and Christmas Tree Turtle

123 Calculator & Christmas Tree Turtle It kind of rhymes and certainly repeats. Once again Bluegrams has packed and shipped us 2 ace programs. The rhythm is that all of Bluegrams programs are well written with readable code, robust and presented nicely. This package is diverse. One is a functioning feature rich standard calculator posted…

## Small Basic Featured Game: Small Block Builder v.0.1.1

Small Block Builder is a Small Basic game in the open explorative style of Minecraft. It is created by Bluegrams. It’s been updated, so let’s dig into that update! This forum thread is about the game Small Block Builder. Small Block Builder is a Minecraft-like block building game where you can build your own world out…

## Illumination in Small Basic

I made a sample program of illumination in Small Basic.  The program ID is JRV115.  I recommend you to run this program locally.  Because, in browser, this program is little slow. I wish you happy holidays and have a great 2016!

## Small Basic Featured Program – Fluid Particle Simulation

Sam Gerard made this fluid simulation with LitDev’s help! Here is Sam’s profile: _’-‘_ In Sam’s words…   I built a program to simulate water particles, its not very accurate or fast, but its the best I could do. I was just wondering if anyone had any ideas of what I could add/change in this…

## Small Basic – TOC for Challenges, Blog Posts and Wiki Articles

There are lots of information about Small Basic on the internet – especially on MSDN forums, blogs, TechNet Wiki articles.  So I made tables of contents for them. Monthly Challenges The titles and the links for the Monthly Challenges are listed in a TechNet Wiki article.  But, it’s difficult to find a challenge with this…

## Drawing Pictures with Small Basic

Today’s topic is how to draw (paint) pictures by programs (or via programming) with Small Basic. Program can repeat, simulate, calculate and convert.  Following pictures are the samples of these features. Using Repeat Have you felt complicated to repeat drawing something similar?  That will be easily done with program.  Following example is to draw geometric…