Through a friendly environment, a simple language, and a set of rich and engaging libraries, a few lines of code can put you well on your way to making your first game.
Share your programs with friends and budding developers, or head over to the forums to take part in the Challenge of the Month.
Learn fundamental programming concepts and, when you're ready, easily convert your programs to Visual Basic to advance to the next stage of your programming career.
Above all else, Small Basic is intended to be fun!
Its friendly development environment means it can be easily mastered by adults and kids alike, and simplified grammar makes it excellent for teaching programming to students of any age
Featured Small Basic Programs
Demonstrates object collisions using real world physics properties. Tweak properties like elasticity, gravity, etc. to see the effects.
A Small Basic port of the famous SokoBan puzzle game. Quite possibly the most visually striking game built on Small Basic.
A faithful port of the famous Tetris game, this is the most popular and the most downloaded program on Small Basic.
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