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. đŸ™‚ Import code: QSP181…


Small Basic – Controls and Challenges

Last and this month, controls challenges are going in the Challenge of the Month.  So today, I’d like to write about Controls. Controls in Small Basic There are three controls in Small Basic – button, text input box and multi-line text input box.  Following sample screen shots are from a program Dictionary 1.2b (ZRS542-0). Button Text…

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Small Basic Featured Program – Swimming Shark

Here’s a program from NaochanON: http://smallbasic.com/program/?NBL543-3      The August challenges included… Draw a shark swimming   See all the August challenges here: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/686e4fe0-e21f-4171-994e-c4d195793eb9/challenge-of-the-month-august-2015?forum=smallbasic   Have a Small and Basic week!    – Ninja Ed  

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Moon Lander – Small Basic Featured Programs

Today I’d like to introduce ‘moon lander’ type programs that came from Challenge of the Month – October 2014.  The challenge was: Game Challenge Write a ‘moon lander’ type program. All these moon landers are controlled by arrow keys.  Have fun! LEM by Coding Cat Program ID TQL943 Here is my submission for the Lander…

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Roman Numerals – Small Basic Featured Programs

Today I’d like to pick up programs to calculate Roman numerals from the Small Basic forum. The first ones are described in a forum thread Post your sample source code here and get featured on our blogs! (Part II). SFP007 by Glennium Please enter an integer from 1 to 3999; or ”Return” to quit…2014MMXIV VGR369…

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Small Basic Featured Program – Boxing Game

Following on from NaochanON’s shaddow boxing animation recently blogged, he has developed it further into a boxing game. You are the fighter on the left (gray with red gloves) with the computer player on the right (green with blue gloves).   The keys to control your fighter are shown below. Left, Right……walking Up, Down……weaving Space key…..punching…

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Shadow Boxing – Featured Small Basic Program

Today, I will introduce a Small Basic program Shadow Boxing written by NaochanON. In this program, a stick man runs and does shadow boxing lightly. The program ID is JNL860.  Have fun! Thank you NaochanON for nominating your animation program. By the way, got a game/program you made that you want us to review for being featured…

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Flags in Small Basic

A word flag has a meaning of a variable which contains a logical value. But today, I’d like to introduce flag graphics drawn with Small Basic. I found three threads in Small Basic forum about following 15 flags.  Creating programs to draw flags may be good practices for graphics. How about adding your flags into…

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Small Basic – Traffic Light Challenge

One of this month’s forum challenges was to create a traffic light system. Graphics Challenge 2 Draw a traffic light that changes through the correct lighting sequence, perhaps using the Timer object. We have 2 great answers in, the first by Martin from Germany. And the second by NaochanOn from Japan which uses different coloured…

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99 Bottles of Rootbeer (Small Basic Featured Program)

In our August challenge: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/f7370867-2508-4a48-8b37-07761bf60649/challenge-of-the-month-august-2014?forum=smallbasic  We had a… Challenge from Nonki: Create a 99 Bottles of Beer program.   NaochanON’s solution:   1st way Mes=”0= no more ;1= bottle of beer ;2= bottles of beer;3= on the wall ;4= Take one down and pass it around, ;5= Go to the store and buy some more,…

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