Big News! Small Basic available on Windows App Store!

Bring out the trumpets! Roll out the red carpet! We’ve got big news for you today, because Small Basic 1.2 is now available on the Windows App Store!  That’s right, you can go download it directly from the store, by searching for “Small Basic” or directly from this link.  You can also rate and review Small…

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GUEST BLOG + VIDEO: Installing & Running Microsoft Small Basic in Azure

This is a guest blog post from Deva [MSFT]. You can see Deva’s regular blog posts here:  https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/deva ============ Recently, i created a new Azure VM (virutal machine) in Azure DevTestLabs, tried burning my hands in installing Microsoft SmallBasic version 1.2. Here is the related video: So it works super fast. Now you’re good to…

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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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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…

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Lego Mindstorms EV3 Basic – Leveraging the Small Basic Graphics Window

Here’s the main announcement with all the information about EV3 Basic: Lego Mindstorms EV3 extension for Small Basic – EV3 Basic!!!    Now we’re going to dig deeper on how EV3 Basic can leverage the Small Basic Graphics Window!    [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=myFKfOA4XbQ]    Small Basic Graphics Window Leveraging Small Basic’s Graphics Window, you can build full…

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Small Basic 1.2 – Release Notes

The Small Basic 1.2 Release Notes can be found on TechNet Wiki (we’ll keep them updated there): Microsoft Small Basic 1.2 Release Notes   Here is a snapshot in time of the Release Notes… =========================   Microsoft Small Basic 1.2 includes Kinect for Small Basic, which introduces three new Kinect objects! It also includes the…

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Small Basic 1.2 : Rapide Aperçu (fr-FR)

Traduction de l’article original http://blogs.msdn.com/b/smallbasic/archive/2015/10/05/small-basic-1-2-quick-review.aspx écrit par Nonki Takahashi. Nonki Takahasi à essayé Small Basic 1.2 sur son PC. Voici un rapide aperçu. Kinect pour Small Basic Si vous avez un Capteur Kinect (v2 ou pour Xbox One), vous pouvez le contrôler avec le Small Basic 1.2. Small Basic 1.2 inclus l’Extension Kinect pour Small Basic (en-US). Pour…


Small Basic – New Dictionary Object

Today I’d like to write about Dictionary object which has been renewed in Small Basic 1.2. Ed Price told “Dictionary.com changed their API, so we lost use of that object in Small Basic 1.0 and 1.1. We finally got it fixed for 1.2.” in comment of a last week blog post.  So, GetDefinitionInFrench operation has made…

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Small Basic 1.2 Quick Review

I tried Small Basic 1.2 on my PC.  Today I’d like to share some topics about Small Basic 1.2. Kinect for Small Basic If you have Kinect sensor, you can control it with Small Basic 1.2.  Small Basic 1.2 includes Kinect for Small Basic Extension.  To enable this extension, you need to install Kinect for…

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Small Basic 1.2 est arrivé : Support de Kinect et Correction de bug (fr-FR)

La communauté Small Basic est fière de vous annoncer qu’une nouvelle version de Small Basic: la version 1.2 avec le support de Kinect (V2 et Xbox One) ainsi que la correction de plusieurs bugs. Le programme d’installation est disponible dans le centre de téléchargement Microsoft : http://www.microsoft.com/fr-FR/download/details.aspx?id=46392. Microsoft Small Basic 1.2 inclus l’extension “Kinect for…