First published on MSDN on Sep 06, 2018
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We are back with the Wednesday's Featured Forums where we write about a Microsoft forum that we think is great. Today's theme is about a forum that is an example of great collaboration and moderation. So, this is my pick for this week featured forum
Microsoft Small Basic Forum
Lets learn first what is Microsoft Small Basic? Microsoft Small Basic is a programming language which is simplified version of BASIC programming language
intended as an easy programming language for beginners.
Yes you read it right
. As its name suggests a small and simple language that makes it possible to easily accessible, learn and teach to complete beginner about programming. The Environment is simple but rich in features, offering beginners several of the benefits like a rich set of Libraries help beginners learn by writing compelling and interesting programs.
The unique feature of the Small Basic language is that unlike other programming languages it consists 14 keywords and another 2 operators (And, Or), totaling 16 reserved words. A list of Small Basic keywords is shown below.
If, Then, Else, ElseIf, EndIf, For, To, Step, EndFor, While, EndWhile, Sub, EndSub, Goto, And, Or
Small Basic forum contains 4786 pages of questions and answers of great collaboration, where community members are discussing their issues and solution approach and learning from each other. This forum also has a
monthly programming challenges
compelling and interesting
topics from various categories like below for beginner to learn in easy and interesting way.
More information about Small Basic forum can be found in this featured post
Tuesday Featured Post: Learning With Fun
. Now that we have a brief overview let's move to the Small Basic Forum. To access the forums you can click on the link below:
One of the feature you can see in the forum page is there is a sticky sections on the first page where you can find:
A guideline about the Small Basic forum
Reference to tutorial materials
Best practices and other information
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