BASIC-256 iconBASIC-256

An Open Source, cross-platform version of BASIC especially designed for teaching young children
BASIC-256 is a free, cross-platform, easy-to-use and open source graphical software written in BASIC and C++ around the Qt toolkit, and designed as a desktop application for teaching anyone how to program.

This application is primary used to teach middle and high-school students the basics of computer programming through a collection of easy-to-follow tutorials. It features a built-in graphics mode that allows students to draw pictures on screen in no time.

In addition, it uses traditional control structures, such as for/next, goto, and gosub. Being written in Qt, BASIC-256 is a platform-independent application that supports Linux, FreeBSD, Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X operating systems.

last updated on:
January 30th, 2014, 14:54 GMT
developed by:
Ian Larsen
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
ROOT \ Education


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