Reading and Writing HTML with Small Basic

HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) is a rich text format used in the internet.  You can see the rendered text with a browser.  A HTML file is a kind of text file.  So Small Basic can read and write them.  We can use Network.GetWebPageContents() operation to read HTML from the internet.  A Simple HTML code is…

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Small Basic Reference Updated in TechNet Wiki

I updated an TechNet Wiki article which contains Small Basic Dictionary object reference. To update this article, I wrote a program SHQ268.  This program parses SmallBasicLibrary.xml (help file) and outputs HTML format for TechNet Wiki.  A line target = “GraphicWindow” in this program sets the object to output. You can also check the output lines of…

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Face Animation with Small Basic

Screen shot of a program Faces 0.1
Screen shot of a program Faces 0.1

I wrote a program to draw faces with animation.  The program ID is TDL115. Let’s modify this program and draw our original faces!

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How to find author from Flickr URL with Small Basic

I sometimes upload my program screen shots with Flickr pictures.  At that time, I always check the copyright of each picture. For that purpose I wrote a sample program to get original URL from return value of Flickr object. There are two ways to get original URL.  The first way using short URL is described…

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Compose Your Own Music with Small Basic

Hi everyone. I wrote two programs to compose music (?). The first one shows the MML.  The program ID is SXM582. . The second one shows the keys with animation.  The program ID is LFD762. Let’s compose with Small Basic!

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Slide Show with Small Basic

I made two programs that have slide show effects written in Small Basic. One is just slide. The program ID is NFR093. The other one is like shutter.  The program ID is RPZ071. Note that these programs can’t run with Silverlight because of using ImageList. Do you have another idea for slide show effects?

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GUI Designer – Small Basic Featured Program

Today I’d like to introduce GUI Designer which is created by Roshan Kumar Priya who is a 7th grade student (age 11). This program allows you to create Small Basic GUI.  And the description by Roshan is: GUI in Small Basic is a Graphics editor used to draw basic objects like Ellipse, Rectangle, Controls etc….

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9th Anniversary of Small Basic

Screen shot of a program Happy Birthday Small Basic!!
Screen shot of a program Happy Birthday Small Basic!!

Today is the special day for Microsoft Small Basic. Happy Birthday Small Basic!! This program ID is SFF730-1. See Also Happy Birthday Small Basic – The 8th Anniversary (2016) Small Basic 1.2 – Release Notes (2015) Happy Birthday Small Basic!! – The 6th Anniversary (2014) Getting Johnny to Code (response to “Why Can’t Johnny Code?”) (2013)…

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