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  • 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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 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: 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: 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 1.2: 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: Small Basic: Color

    Table of Contents Overview Colors in TextWindow Color Properties 16 Colors Sample Code - TextWindow Colors Colors in GraphicsWindow Color Properties Color Operations Pixel Named Color (140 Colors) Color from RGB Transparent Alpha Blending Opacity Sample Code - GraphicsWindow Colors See Also Overview...
  • 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: 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 Small Basic Forum on MSDN Small Basic on TechNet Wiki (here) Small Basic on TechNet...
  • 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...
  • Wiki Page: Olympics - Small Basic Style!

    We're celebrating the start of the Winter Olympics, so I thought it would be a great time to share a bit about an advanced project I'm working on. I've been creating a skiing app to use as a learning tool for people who get through our book, or have learned the principles of Small Basic...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic: Challenge of the Month

    Introduction Challenge of the Month in Small Basic Forum was started as Challenge of the Week in 2011. This article describes about Challenge of the Month project for Small Basic community. Table of Challenges Title Date Posted by Small Basic Challenge of the Week 1 ...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic: How to Make a Check Box

    Overview Small Basic has following three kinds of controls. button multi-line text box text box But no check box is available in Controls object. So, let's make a check box by ourself. Design To make a check box, we need a box, a check mark, and mouse event handler. A box...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic: Grammar Basics

    This article describes the main language elements or 'grammar' used by the Small Basic language and gives some suggestions for further study. There are several 'getting started' guides, this is just another with a slightly different emphasis. Table of Contents Language Elements...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic Blog: Authoring Schedule

    This page lists out the scheduled blog authors for the Small Basic Blog (the official blog for Small Basic). We build out schedules in quarterly, 3-month blocks. We will schedule at least 3 blog posts each week and then leave it open for the authors to blog more often than that. Table of Contents...
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