Basic-256

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Basic-256
BASIC-256 Logo.png
Basic-256 1.0.0.0.png
Basic-256 1.0.0.0
Developer(s) Ian Larsen & James M. Reneau
Stable release 1.1.0.0 / January 30, 2014 (2014-01-30)
Operating system Cross-platform
Type Programming language
License GPL
Website http://basic256.org/

The project started in 2007 inspired by the article “Why Johnny can't code” by David Brin. Its main focus is to provide a simple and comprehensive environment for middle/high school students to learn the basics of computer programming.

Basic-256 is a simple version of BASIC, the code editor, text output window and graphics editor window are all visible in the same screen. However the successive versions haven been adding new features, namely:

  • Files (Eof, Size)- Version 9.4d
  • Mouse events - Version 9.4d
  • Sprites handling - Version 0.9.6n
  • Database functions - Version 0.9.6y
  • Network - Version 0.9.6.31
  • Real Functions and Subroutines - Version 0.9.9.1

Complete documentation is available in English, Russian, Dutch, Spanish and Portuguese.

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