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News BASIC celebrates its 50th anniversary

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Gareth Halfacree, 1 May 2014.

  1. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Lover of bit-tech Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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  2. Almightyrastus

    Almightyrastus On the jazz.

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    It was my first introduction into programming via the 48k spectrum and later the 128k +2. Much later on I went back to it in the form of PIC-BASIC for the coding of my final year degree project having blundered through the likes of PASCAL and C along the way.
     
  3. yodasarmpit

    yodasarmpit Modder

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    10 PRINT "Spam"
    20 GOTO 10
    RUN


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  4. Icy EyeG

    Icy EyeG Controlled by Eyebrow Powers™

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    I think it's also important to mention that there are a few Free and Open Source BASIC Dialects like:

     
  5. Coltch

    Coltch Minimodder

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    I still use BASIC ,Blitz 2 on my Amiga and Sinclair BASIC on my ZX Spectrum.
     
  6. jb0

    jb0 Minimodder

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    Bit late, but...

    10 PRINT "Happy birthday!"
    20 END
     
  7. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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    10 FOR X =1 TO 4
    20 IF X = 3 THEN A$ = "DEAR BASIC" ELSE A$ = "TO YOU"
    30 PRINT "HAPPY BIRTHDAY " + A$
    40 NEXT
     
  8. Yadda

    Yadda Minimodder

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    Nice efficient code there, Nexxo.
     
  9. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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    Why, thank you. :) Spent many an hour coding on my C64. Ah, the memories...
     

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