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.
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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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