Small Basic Extension – Micro Maestro Servo Controller

Today’s guest blogger is Zock77 Pololu’s Micro Maestro Servo Controller Hey guys! I just got a maestro servo control board and hooked it up to the Oculus with Smallbasic! It works really well! The control board: https://www.pololu.com/product/1350 If anyone wants the extension to control the servo board from SB, you can download it here: https://www.mediafire.com/?dubq43s7jfuzuz6…


Small Basic – 3D Visualisation

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Introduction This blog is about a 3D visualisation extension that has been available in the LitDev extension for a few years now. 3D rendering can be complex, but once the basics of 2D movement, events and structured programming are mastered in Small Basic, the leap into 3D is not so great.  I have tried to…

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Small Basic Extension Manager

I created a utility to manage Small Basic extensions. It can be downloaded from TechNet Gallery. If you would like an extension added to the database, or have other suggestions then please leave a message on this Small Basic Forum Thread. Details It uses a web database maintained by me to list current versions of…

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New Oculus Rift Extension for Small Basic – Oculus SB

First of all, this awesome new extension comes from the one and only… Zock77 Here it is in Zock’s words… Awhile ago, a friend of mine lent me an Oculus rift. It is a virtual reality headset that can be use for immersive gaming. This is how it works: It tracks your head movement and alters…

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Small Basic – Arduino

Arduino is a cheap and popular way to build your own electronics, typically with small sensors and motors, and learn a bit of programming to control it. Controlling it with Small Basic enables you to display data it generates or change settings interactively from your PC. Serial Communication This blog is not about Arduino features,…

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Lego Mindstorms EV3 extension for Small Basic – EV3 Basic!!!

Using the EV3 extension for Small Basic 1.2, you can use Small Basic to program your Lego Mindstorm EV3 robots! This is a great next step for teachers and parents looking to lay the groundwork on their kids’ futures and careers. Lego Mindstorms is a big step toward engineering and computer development, and programming your robots on…


Small Basic – Chart Extension

I added a chart object to the LitDev extension, LDChart. So far it just has a pie and doughnut variant.  The C# extension source code is also available for download if you want to see how it is done or even modify to create your own. Sample Code GraphicsWindow.Width = 800 GraphicsWindow.Height = 400 GraphicsWindow.Title…

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Small Basic – Transparent GraphicsWindow

I recently added a feature to the LitDev Extension to create a completely transparent GraphicsWindow. The method to do this is: LDUtilities.TransparentGW() I can’t show a screenshot because there is absolutely nothing to see! So, what’s the point… Well, anything we add to the transparent GraphicsWindow will be visible, so we can do things like:…

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Small Basic LitDev Extension — Download Now from TechNet Gallery!!!

Small Basic LitDev Extension View LitDev’s TechNet Gallery contributions  View LitDev’s Profile   Download the LitDev Extension : Small Basic LitDev Extension   It has loads of extra functionality with over 40 new objects and over 700 methods, properties and events; including 2D physics, 3D rendering, controls, dialogs, graphing, statistics, matrices, lists, sorting and searching…

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Small Basic and Office Suite

Today, I’d like to talk about the relationship between Microsoft Small Basic and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).  Following articles are my samples.  If you find more attractive collaboration between Small Basic and Office, please let me know. I used Office 2013 desktop version.  Other Office versions may have some limitation for articles here. Excel…

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