Add a BASIC subtopic to 'Programming'.


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by SiriusHardware » Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:25 pm
With today's exciting announcement about TinyBasic for the PI, we finally have a nice little version of BASIC for the Pi.

... but we don't have anywhere to discuss BASIC programming at the moment?

(And by the way, I haven't forgotten that long-ago promise to bring BBC BASIC to the Pi as well...)
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by SiriusHardware » Wed Nov 07, 2012 1:02 am
...And as if by magic, it appears that the recently released RiscOS for the Pi may have BBC basic (V5) built in.
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by Joe Schmoe » Wed Nov 07, 2012 1:05 am
SiriusHardware wrote:...And as if by magic, it appears that the recently released RiscOS for the Pi may have BBC basic (V5) built in.


In fact, both V & VI.

As far as I can tell, BASIC64 is BBC VI.
Like so much of Linux these days, the attempts to make it suitable for
dumb idiots are making it much harder for someone who wants to do
something the designers never anticipated.
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by SiriusHardware » Wed Nov 07, 2012 1:56 am
Joe Schmoe wrote:
SiriusHardware wrote:...And as if by magic, it appears that the recently released RiscOS for the Pi may have BBC basic (V5) built in.


In fact, both V & VI.

As far as I can tell, BASIC64 is BBC VI.


Thanks for that - was there ever a 'to-executable' compiler for any of the BBC Basic versions, or did they remain resolutely interpreted-only?
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