60 Years Of Basic – PC Perspective

60 Years Of Basic – PC Perspective

Say Hello World Three new versions.

May 1st was officially the 60th anniversary of BASIC, which for many of us was one of the first programming languages ​​we ever tried. It has changed and grown over the years and while it has been replaced by most powerful modern languages, BASIC has never completely died out. In fact it inspired the design of a number of other versions over the years, many of which were not particularly compatible with the other versions.

To celebrate the BASIC family growing on its anniversary, three new versions are coming for those interested in trying them out. Small Visual Basic has been around for 10 years, it brought GUI to Microsoft's FOSS and its third version was just released. Chloe 280SE System 1 and SE BASIC 4.2 are for those who program on ZX Spectrum emulators and finally, QB64 Phoenix has a brand new fork to explore.

Register here is a reminder of the old becoming new again..

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