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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Small Basic Featured Article – All about the Turtle!

Enter the Turtle! I love this new Wiki article from Nonki: Small Basic: Turtle  Not only does it have code… Turtle.Show() And an image…    And a LOT of information about the Turtle object! What really makes it great, is that you’ll find these different sections in it: What is a Turtle? Turtle Object  …

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Advanced Turtle Graphics – Small Basic Featured Program

Today I will introduce an extended version of Turtle Graphics program written by qwx.  This program is announced as comments in my blog post last week. Qwx’s program was DMX970.  Updated points from my XVK119-3 were: Shortened commands Colors Main repeat loop must be in the first line Command S)caling exponential Right click menu Save and load…


Turtle Graphics – Small Basic Featured Program

Today I will introduce my Turtle Graphics program written in Small Basic. This project was started in a forum thread “Another Turtle Graphics” on March 21, 2014.  This project aimed to create a programming environment used before Small Basic.  But the development of this Turtle Graphics program has been suspended until this month. So I proposed…


Turtle Maze Challenge

One of January’s challenges was to create a maze to be solved using the Turtle: Game Challenge Write a maze game that is navigated by the turtle, using arrow keys. Perhaps add a timer to see how quickly the player can navigate the maze. The trickiest bit will be preventing the turtle cross maze boundaries…

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Small Basic – Clearing Turtle Trails

With the current version of Small Basic, the trails left by the turtle cannot be easily cleared.  We may want to remove the trails because we are starting the turtle off again and want a clear screen or if the number of trails is very large the program will slow. One obvious option would be…

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Small Basic Guru – How to Make a Turtle Maze Game

Nonki Takahashi is our Small Basic TechNet Guru for June! See the TechNet Guru Contributions for June 2013.       About Nonki: I am an amateur programmer.  I used to program with one of BASIC language on an 8-bit micro computer when I was a college student.  In 2010, I started to program with Microsoft Small Basic. …

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Small Basic Featured Program – Turtle Maze

This is an image only… (Click here to play the game.) Nonki updated this game on 12/3/12: http://smallbasic.com/program/?XHL585-5 What fun! You can only do a few things though… Click Next to change the maze. Click Start to watch the Turtle go crazy as he turns left as his strategy to beat the maze. Crazy turtle!…

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