Jun 13, 2010

Microsoft's new Small Basic: Programming Is Fun

Microsoft Small Basic has been updated to v 0.9 and is now available for download at the Microsoft Download Center.
Microsoft
Small Basic is a project that is aimed at making computer programming accessible to beginners.
The project comprises a simple programming language that gathers inspiration from the original BASIC programming language; a modern and attractive programming environment; and rich, extensible libraries.








Microsoft Small Basic puts the "fun" back into computer programming. With a friendly development environment that is very easy to master, it eases both kids and adults into the world of programming.
Simple
Small Basic combines a friendly environment with a very simple language and a rich and engaging set of libraries to make your programs and games pop. In a matter of few lines of code, you will be well on your way to creating your very own game!


Social
Share your programs with your friends; let them import your published programs and run them on their computer. Using the Silverlight player, you can even post your games on your blogs and websites for them to play your creations in the browser.

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