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What is the BASIC you mainly use?

Masmbasic
1 (5.6%)
Sdl Basic
2 (11.1%)
SmallBASIC
1 (5.6%)
SpecBAS / Sinclair BASIC
3 (16.7%)
BBC BASIC (any implementation)
0 (0%)
Liberty BASIC / Just BASIC / LB Booster
0 (0%)
Visual Basic
1 (5.6%)
True BASIC
0 (0%)
PowerBASIC
0 (0%)
Decimal BASIC
0 (0%)
BrowserBasic
0 (0%)
PureBasic
1 (5.6%)
Oxygen BASIC
1 (5.6%)
Script BASIC
1 (5.6%)
My BASIC
1 (5.6%)
Blitz BASIC /Max / Plus / 3D / Monkey
0 (0%)
RC Basic
1 (5.6%)
Ubx Basic
0 (0%)
QB64
0 (0%)
Small Basic (Microsoft)
0 (0%)
BASIC-256
0 (0%)
Other
5 (27.8%)

Total Members Voted: 17

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Galileo

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Re: What BASIC do you mainly use?
« Reply #15 on: 03. June 2016, 19:01:12 »
Thanks for the forums link, Richey. I am Spanish speakers, and English is not'm good (use the google translator). So I not know him, because only visited forums in Spanish.

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Re: What BASIC do you mainly use?
« Reply #16 on: 03. June 2016, 19:10:07 »
Thanks for the forums link, Richey. I am Spanish speakers, and English is not'm good (use the google translator). So I not know him, because only visited forums in Spanish.

There are quite a few Spanish users at the forums, so you will be in good company and no-one will mind if your English is not good  :)

I think forum members from all nationalities will be interested in seeing your programs.

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Re: What BASIC do you mainly use?
« Reply #17 on: 03. June 2016, 19:44:42 »
Problem is in who use what ..but in how many people even use any of basic
I can say that amount of real users is very very small.

This is probably another thread; another popular thread...the "Is BASIC dead or dying?" thread that we occasionally discussed on and off at BP.org

I don't think it is dead yet if we add up all BASIC users together; although the number of users of each dialect considered on their own (and collectively) may be small compared to languages like C or Java.

Being an optimist and a believer that common sense will eventually prevail, I think it is only a matter of time before users realise that BASIC or other languages without lots of {} ; // makes sense in some circumstances.

Back on topic...  ;)

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Re: What BASIC do you mainly use?
« Reply #18 on: 03. June 2016, 21:06:58 »
I don't want to sound like I am bragging but I am at the moment using RCBasic for a few reasons. I obviously have to test it to find and fix bugs but I also am using it to make a 2d action platform game right now.

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Re: What BASIC do you mainly use?
« Reply #19 on: 04. June 2016, 12:56:59 »
No BaCon!? No FreeBASIC!!!???

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Re: What BASIC do you mainly use?
« Reply #20 on: 04. June 2016, 18:59:25 »
No representatives or delegates from unmentioned BASICs !!! ???

To join this forum just to raise hell for not being included in poll !!! ???

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Re: What BASIC do you mainly use?
« Reply #21 on: 04. June 2016, 19:38:35 »
Which web browser do you use?

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Re: What BASIC do you mainly use?
« Reply #22 on: 04. June 2016, 21:04:43 »
I hope SpecBas is fully backwards in the future.

SpecBAS is pretty much compatible with Sinclair BASIC with some minor exceptions.

It'll never be fully backwards compatible - larger screen means that certain portions such as embedded colour/AT/TAB commands using CHR$ in PRINT will never work (a byte isn't large enough to store x or y coords), there's no attribute map due to there being more colours so ATTR won't work either. PEEK and POKE have to be different as you can't just go prodding random memory on a PC... Then the streams are handled differently - much more powerful - and there's no BORDER as we're not running on a CRT anymore...

But what is there is 100% compatible. And better in many respects.

D.

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Re: What BASIC do you mainly use?
« Reply #23 on: 06. June 2016, 06:59:19 »
No BaCon!? No FreeBASIC!!!???

Yes, I pointed out this omission earlier on in the thread  ;)

Play nice now...this is just a bit of fun  :)

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Re: What BASIC do you mainly use?
« Reply #24 on: 06. June 2016, 10:19:45 »
Hey, did you ever think of separating a VB.NET option from VB?

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Re: What BASIC do you mainly use?
« Reply #25 on: 06. June 2016, 13:05:52 »
who use VB  ;D or who use VB.NET the question is now?
anyone use Force Basic ?  ;D
new basic pro forum on;
http://basicpro.spacefor.site/smf/
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Re: What BASIC do you mainly use?
« Reply #26 on: 06. June 2016, 14:48:35 »
To me, the driving force behind .NET is simply this:

"Computer hardware is getting faster and faster. How can we drag things back to the 80s in terms of speed?"

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Re: What BASIC do you mainly use?
« Reply #27 on: 06. June 2016, 18:36:14 »
To me, Windows is like an onion. Layer upon layer with a the goal of a different smell.

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Re: What BASIC do you mainly use?
« Reply #28 on: 07. June 2016, 16:01:37 »
I responded to the survey as a VB user.  VB6 that is. I use it because I have a lot of legacy graphical stuff written with it that just isnt worth migrating.  I hardly ever use Basic these days having gone over to javascript and THREE.js for 3D animated graphics.  I would have preferred to stay with VB6 if it would have evolved in a nice way.  I looked at VB.NET some years ago but the learning curve looked too steep back then.

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Re: What BASIC do you mainly use?
« Reply #29 on: 15. June 2016, 12:37:33 »
At present, I'm using AMOS Pro and Blitz BASIC on the Amiga for research purposes :)

Hehe, those were the languages I grew up with, made many games with 'em.