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|Developer(s)||NS BASIC Corporation|
|Stable release||4.2 / September 16, 2014|
|Operating system||iOS, Android, BlackBerry OS, Microsoft Windows Phone 8, WebOS|
NS Basic is a family of development tools for the mobile devices developed and commercially marketed by NS BASIC Corporation in Toronto, Canada for iOS, Android, BlackBerry OS, WebOS, Newton OS, Palm OS, Windows CE, Windows Mobile and Microsoft Windows.
As of 2014, NS Basic's tools are used by almost 250,000 developers in over 80 countries.
The latest version of AppStudio is 4.2, released in August 2014.
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NS Basic/Newton, the company's first product, was released on July 1, 1994 and retired in 2002. for the Apple Newton MessagePad. It runs entirely on Newton OS devices. In 1997 it was joined by NewtCard, a Newton HyperCard analogue sold separately. The last version of NS Basic/Newton released was 3.61 in 1998.
NS Basic/CE was released in 1998 and retired in February, 2013. The last version of NS Basic/CE was 8.2.0, released in March, 2010.
NS Basic/Palm was released in 2000 and was retired in 2013. The last version of NS Basic/Palm was 7.0.0, released in February, 2009.
NS Basic/Symbian was released in August, 2008. It was retired in January, 2010.
NS Basic/Desktop was released in 2005 and was retired in 2013. The last version of NS Basic/Desktop was 4.0.0, released in June, 2009.
Mobile Application Development
The company also undertakes custom development for companies who need applications for mobile devices, such as iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, and Palm OS. Applications can be developed for just one platform or for multiple platforms.
- Verive, Michael (2007). NS Basic Programming for Palm OS, 3rd Edition. The Eastwood Group. ISBN 0-9695844-6-6.
- Official website
- NS Basic/CE forum, Yahoo! Groups discussion forum for NS Basic/CE
- NS Basic/Palm forum, Yahoo! Groups discussion forum for NS Basic/Palm
- NS Basic/Desktop forum, Yahoo! Groups discussion forum for NS Basic/Desktop
- Devices Supported by NS Basic/CE