Featured Small Basic Wiki Article: Read and Write CSV Files

Here is a classic article from Florian that examines how to use CSV files in Small Basic. Read the full article here: Small Basic: Read and Write CSV Files And here is an excerpt: =========================== What is CSV? Comma separated values (CSV) is a file format that is used to exchange data between programs. It…

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Small Basic Featured Article – How to Publish Your Program

Ever need to share your Small Basic program? Are you a teacher who needs this basic information as a resource? Then you’ve come to the right place! Read the full article here: Small Basic: How to Publish Your Program    Here is the TOC: Table of Contents   Sharing Your Program Ready to share your…

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Featured Article: Interviews with Vijaye Raji, the creator of Small Basic

You can also find the latest version of this article on TechNet Wiki: Small Basic: Interviews with Vijaye Raji, the creator of Small Basic Let’s get to it! Vijaye created Small Basic, based on a challenge to Microsoft that he read in a blog post. Now, a lot of people supported him and helped make…

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Small Basic 1.2: Installation Guide (Featured Article)

Find the updated version of this article on TechNet Wiki: Small Basic 1.2: Installation Guide    Overview Small Basic is free! And it teaches actual text/syntax-based programming to students! This is the only language+IDE built for that purpose! And it’s free!  This guide shows you the detailed steps for installing Small Basic! Downloading Small Basic…

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Small Basic Featured Article: Parameter or Return Value Range for Math Function

See the full article from Nonki here: Small Basic: Parameter or Return Value Range for Math Function     This article describes the ranges of parameters or return values for Small Basic Math functions.  This article is work in progress.  So “N/A” means that the range is not investigated yet.  Please edit this article here…

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Featured Small Basic Article – Leap Year Checker

Today I’m featuring this Wiki article: Small Basic Sample: Leap Year Checker   Here is the overview from that article: For example, let’s say you want to create a program that checks whether a given year’s a leap year or not. It’s a leap year if the year’s evenly divisible by 4. But if it’s…

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Small Basic Featured Article – How to Use Trigonometric Functions

Here’s a classic article from Nonki: Small Basic: How to Use Trigonometric Functions    Let’s imagine we want to draw an arc.   Assume the center of the arc is located at x = 200, y = 300, and the start angle is a1 = -30 and the end angle = -60.In mathematics, the y axis goes up.  But in…

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Featured Small Basic Article – Bring on the Emoji!!!

The featured article is from Nonki Takahashi…   Small Basic: Emoji     Table of Contents Introduction Finding Emoji in Fonts   From Unicode Subrange From Symbol Fonts Using Private Character Editor   See Also Other Languages     This article is amazing! It gives you lots of ways to find and display your emoji! So…

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The September Small Basic Guru Awards – Behold, the cream of the community!

Looks like Emiliano beat me squarely with the September content:     Small Basic Technical Guru – September 2015     Emiliano Musso Prime Number Factorization with Small Basic Michiel Van Hoorn: “Put your math to practice. Great write up. ”   Ed Price – MSFT Small Basic: Automatic Type Conversion Michiel Van Hoorn: “Useful if you are starting…

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Prime Number Factorization – Small Basic Featured Article

You can find this amazing article from Microsoft MVP Emiliano Musso here, on TechNet Wiki:              Prime Number Factorization with Small Basic   In this article, Emiliano takes you through a simple method to factorize a number into its prime factors. It uses Small Basic, which can be downloaded at http://smallbasic.com/. Once installed, you’ll be ready…

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