Small Basic with PowerShell

Do you know that a Small Basic program can be run as a command? Today I’d like to introduce my CUI (character user interface) program WordList (BKM132-2) and how it will work with PowerShell. WordList This program reads a text file and outputs a word list to the text window.  One way to run this…

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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 Featured Program – Wavelength To RGB Converter

This featured program comes from Pappa Lapub. Here’s a small WavelengthToRGB converter that does just what it’s name says, with different linear functions for R, G and B like this:     ID: RCP237 (Right click in GW for Help) Also featured in the Small Basic Forum on MSDN here: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/ca8db35c-abc7-4a9f-9e92-a1e4ae7c4ea4/colors-shapes-and-brushes?forum=smallbasic   Enter in the Import…

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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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The Small Basic Guru Articles submitted for December 2014

I just want to hop in and show off some of the great Small Basic articles for TechNet Wiki we had this month… Small Basic: Revision Control by Nonki Takahashi How to add background music to a Small Basic game by Pappa Lapub Small Basic: Instructions to Graduate and Debug with Visual Studio by Nonki Takahashi The Small Basic Environment (IDE) by Nonki…

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Create Real Console Mode Program in Small Basic – Featured Thread

Today, I’d like to introduce a thread in Small Basic forum.  The thread is “Create real Console mode program in SB” posted by Pappa Lapub.  This thread is a general discussion in the forum and shows how to create real console mode program with Small Basic and a freeware utility Application Mode Changer created by Nir…

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Small Basic – GetSettingsFilePath

There are only 16 keywords and 20 objects in Small Basic, and I’ve been playing with Small Basic for a few years now and thought I was pretty familiar with them. I discovered one I have never used before following a post by Pappa Lapub in this forum thread Need help figuring out a way…

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