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  • Wiki Page: Known Issues about Microsoft Small Basic v1.0

    Table of Contents Overview Known Issues Documentation Issues Feature Ideas See Also Overview This article organizes known issues about Small Basic v1.0. These issues happen both in local (under IDE environment) and remote (under smallbasic.com with web browser and Silverlight). Differences between...
  • Wiki Page: Programming Games with Small Basic: Chapter 1: Writing Programs

    Small Basic > Small Basic Books > Programming Games with Small Basic > 1: Writing Programs This chapter is adapted from the book Programming Games with Microsoft Small Basic by Philip Conrod and Lou Tylee. To purchase this book in its entirety, please see the Computer Science...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic Survival Guide

    A Survival Guide is a list of resource links that you can go to in addition to the existing TechNet Wiki articles. To see all of the TechNet Wiki articles, see Wiki: Small Basic Portal . Please add links to helpful additional Small Basic related resources (basically out of Wiki) you create or...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic: Community Channels

    Community channels can also be referred to as social media platforms or social media accounts. Here are the current Small Basic community channels: Small Basic Blog on MSDN - Multiple blog authors take turns announcing Small Basic community and product initiatives, with about three...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic Known Issue: 25671 - Turtle.Show() Doesn't Show Turtle after GraphicsWindow.Clear() or Turtle.Hide()

    Table of Contents Introduction Phenomenon Workaround Sample Programs Related Resources See Also Introduction Series of know issues articles are showing known issue itself about Small Basic and it's workaround. Phenomenon Turtle.Show() after GraphicsWindow.Clear() or Turtle.Hide() doesn't...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic Known Issue: 25669 - Turtle Operations in Event Handlers Cause Browser Hang Up in Remote

    Table of Contents Introduction Phenomenon Workaround Before After Sample Programs See Also Introduction Series of know issues articles are showing known issue itself about Small Basic and it's workaround. In this article, local means Small Basic IDE environment and remote means internet browser...
  • Wiki Page: Wiki: Small Basic Portal

    This article is a portal that categorically lists all the Small Basic articles that are on TechNet Wiki. Please add more Wiki articles about Small Basic. See Small Basic on TechNet Wiki for the tag list of all the articles. You can download Small Basic here: Table of Contents Getting...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic: Difference Between Local and Remote

    I'd like to introduce known issues about behavior difference between local (Small Basic IDE) and remote (smallbasic.com with Silverlight) run time environment in this article. Object Dictionary doesn't work in remote. Controls.GetTextBoxText() returns CR+LF as newline for multi...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic Curriculum: Lesson 1.2: Statements, Properties, and Operations

    Small Basic > Curriculum > Online > Lesson 1.2: Statements, Properties, and Operations Table of Contents Statements, Properties, and Operations Statements in Small Basic Programs Showing and Hiding the Text Window Properties of the TextWindow Object Operations of the TextWindow...
  • Wiki Page: History of Microsoft Small Basic

    Table of Contents Versions and Community Milestones Important Blog Posts Books Published See Also Versions and Community Milestones 2008-10-23 V0.1 release / Small Basic Blog started by Vijaye Raji 2008-12-17 V0.2 release 2009-02-10 V0.3 release ...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic: Color

    Table of Contents Colors in GraphicsWindow Overview HSL Example GraphicsWindow Color Reference Color Properties Color Operations Pixel Named Color (140 Colors) Color from RGB Transparent Alpha Blending Opacity Sample Code - GraphicsWindow Colors Colors in TextWindow Color Properties 16 Colors Sample...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic: How to Format a Code Block

    This article is especially for the person who's writing Small Basic articles on TechNet Wiki (but this also works for the forums). This article explains the Code Block Generator v1.3 . There is a menu icon of [Format Code Block] to generate code block in TechNet Wiki [EDIT] menu bar. ...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic Getting Started Guide: Appendix B: Colors

    Small Basic > Getting Started Guide > Appendix B: Colors Table of Contents Red Colors Pink Colors Orange Colors Yellow Colors Purple Colors Green Colors Blue Colors Brown Colors White Colors Gray Colors You can set colors in Small Basic 3 ways: Using pre-defined color names...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic: Controls

    Table of Contents Introduction What is Controls How to Use Controls Controls Object Properties Events Operations New Line in Multi-Line Text Box Extra Controls Sample Programs Extensions See Also Introduction This article explains about Controls object in Small Basic. In addition, the other...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic: File

    Table of Contents Introduction What is File What is Directory What is Path What is URL Operations for Files Operations and a Property for Directories Operations for Text Files Operations for Internet Files Operations for Audio Files Operations for Image Files Sample Program Known Issues See Also Introduction...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic: Sprite Arrays

    This article describes using arrays of sprites in a Small Basic program. A sprite is an image that is moved in a graphical game, they may be aliens for example. Often we want several copies of the sprites that come and go as the game proceeds and it is good practice to store them in arrays. This article...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic Known Issue: 25568 - Shapes.Zoom() Stops Program with 0.7 or Smaller Scale of Transparent Image in Local

    Table of Contents Introduction Phenomenon Workaround Sample Programs To Reproduce This Issue Zoom Sample See Also Introduction Series of know issues articles are showing known issue itself about Small Basic and it's workaround. In this article, local means Small Basic IDE environment and...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic: Character Set - Unicode

    Table of Contents Introduction What is Character Set What is Character Code What is Unicode What is UTF-8 Characters for Game Tips about Character Set Sample Code ASCII Code Table Hexadecimal Dump Symbol Samples Get Character from Unicode See Also Introduction This article explains about character...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic Sample: Graphic Car Race

    The following sample is to create a graphic car race: Code 'subroutine draw road 'subroutine draw the car 'start loop 'draw the road 'draw the car 'accept input to drive car left /right 'redraw car 'time interval 'loops...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic Known Issue: 25471 - Sound.PlayXXXAndWait() Does Not Wait in Remote

    Table of Contents Introduction Phenomenon Workaround Sample Program See Also Introduction Series of know issues articles are showing known issue itself about Small Basic and it's workaround. In this article, local means Small Basic IDE environment and remote means internet browser environment...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic: Sound

    Table of Contents Introduction Sound Object Operations for Preset Sound Effects Operations for Audio Files Operation for MML Sample See Also Introduction This article explains about Sound in Microsoft Small Basic programming language. Small Basic has Sound object for sound features. Sound...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic Curriculum: Lesson 1.1: Introduction

    Small Basic > Curriculum > Online > Lesson 1.1: Introduction Table of Contents Introduction to Small Basic What Is Small Basic? Small Basic - A Programming Language for Beginners The Small Basic Environment Install Small Basic Your First Program IntelliSense - Making It Easy Saving...
  • Wiki Page: How to Install Small Basic onto Windows 8.1

    Table of Contents 1. Enable .NET 3.5 2. Go to Small Basic Official Site 3. Run Installer 4. Check EULA 5. Select Language 6. Install 7. After installation See Also This article shows you the step by step instructions for installing Small Basic onto Windows 8.1. You can see large images to click...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic Curriculum: Lesson 1.5: Branching and Subroutines

    Small Basic > Curriculum > Online > Lesson 1.5: Branching and Subroutines Table of Contents Code Branches and Subroutines Branching Branching in Small Basic Programs Subroutines in Small Basic Programs Let’s Summarize… Show What You Know PowerPoint Downloads Estimated...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic: Shapes Editor

    Table of Contents Overview Output Usage Import Pen and Brush Shapes Cut, Copy and Paste Save and Open Supplemental Tools History Known Issues See Also Overview This article introduces a Small Basic program called "Shapes". This is a program for editing picture with Small Basic Shapes...
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