XBasic is a variant of the BASIC programming language that was developed in the late 1980s for the Motorola 88000 CPU and Unix by Max Reason. In the early 1990s it was ported to Windows and Linux, and since 1999 it has been available as open source software with its runtime library under the LGPL license.
Max Reason discontinued his support, and development since has been overseen by Eddie Penninkhof. Together with a few other enthusiastic programmers, XBasic is slowly being further developed and improved.
Version 6.2.3 is the latest stable release, released on 27 October 2002.
' Programs contain:' 1. A PROLOG with type/function/constant declarations.' 2. This Entry() function where execution begins.' 3. Zero or more additional functions.'FUNCTION Entry ()PRINT"Hello World"PRINT2+2PRINT44/12PRINT33*3ENDFUNCTION