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  • Wiki Page: Small Basic: Resources for Game Programming

    Table of Contents TechNet Wiki Articles Blog Posts Forum Threads Books Videos Popular Small Basic Games This article introduces some resources for game programming in Microsoft Small Basic programming language. TechNet Wiki Articles Small Basic: Dynamic Graphics - shows about collision. ...
  • 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: 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: 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...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic: How to Remove Goto Statements

    Table of Contents Overview Endless Loop Before After Conditional Jump Before After More Complicated Case Before After See Also Overview If your program has a lot of Goto statements, that can be called a spaghetti program. Structured program doesn't use Goto. So, how can you remove Goto from...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic Tip: TextWindow.WriteLine - Concatenation of Text with a Number or Expression

    Table of Contents Scenarios Overview Definitions Reference Scenarios Executing : TextWindow.WriteLine("1 + 1 = " + 1 + 1) Results in : 1 + 1 = 11 Executing : TextWindow.WriteLine(1 + 1 + " = 1 + 1") Results in : 2 = 1 + 1...
  • 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: 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...
  • 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: 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: 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: 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 Reference Documentation: TextWindow Object

    Small Basic: Reference Documentation > TextWindow Table of Contents TextWindow Properties ForegroundColor BackgroundColor CursorLeft CursorTop Left Title Top Operations Show Returns Hide Returns Clear Returns Pause Returns PauseIfVisible Returns PauseWithoutMessage Returns Read Returns ReadKey...
  • 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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 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: 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: 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...
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