BASIC!

BASIC!


RFO BASIC! is a dialect of Dartmouth Basic that allows you to write and run programs directly on your Android device.

There is a 200+ page manual available in pdf and docx format.

In addition to the traditional Basic features, your have access to:

Graphics (with Multi-touch),
Build User Interfaces with HTML and JavaScript,
SQL,
GPS,
Device Sensors,
Music Play,
Text to Speech,
Voice Recognition,
Sound Pools,
Audio Recording,
Tone Generation,
Camera,
Data Structures such as:Array/List/Stack/Bundle
Internet Browsing,
Text and Byte file I/O,
Encryption,
User defined functions,
FTP Client,
TCP/IP Client and Server Sockets,
Bluetooth,
Send and Receive SMS Messages,
Send Emails,
Make a phone call,
Superuser access

BASIC! programs may be packaged into applications. There are two processes provided for this. One process generates a home screen shortcut but requires BASIC! installed to run. The other process generates a stand alone application that does not need BASIC! installed. The resulting application can be offered on the Android Market.

All of the features of BASIC! are documented in the manual, De Re BASIC!.

The install package includes over three dozen BASIC! source code files that explain and demonstrate the implementation details of this dialect.

BASIC! is being continuously improved. Many of the improvements have come from user requests. Also, since BASIC! is open source, others have begun on the code. Join the BASIC! forum and become part of the development team.

Permissions: This application asks for many permissions. None of permissions are exercised by BASIC! on its own. They are only exercised if you, the BASIC! programmer, writes a program that exercises them. For example, BASIC! will never intercept a SMS message unless you use the SMS commands in a program that you write.

Recent changes:
This version fixes crashes and bugs introduced in the previous version, v01.86. With input from the forum, we found and fixed old crashes as well. We apologize for any difficulties caused these last two weeks by these errors.

We still managed to slip in a few new features and commands. The forum is always full of ideas and suggestions.

For full details of features and bugfixes see the Release Notes and download the User's Guide at:
https://bintray.com/rfo-basic/android/RFO-BASIC/
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About BASIC!
RFO BASIC! is a dialect of Dartmouth Basic that allows you to write and run programs directly on your Android device.

There is a 200+ page manual available in pdf and docx format.

In addition to the traditional Basic features, your have access to:

Graphics (with Multi-touch),
Build User Interfaces with HTML and JavaScript,
SQL,
GPS,
Device Sensors,
Music Play,
Text to Speech,
Voice Recognition,
Sound Pools,
Audio Recording,
Tone Generation,
Camera,
Data Structures such as:Array/List/Stack/Bundle
Internet Browsing,
Text and Byte file I/O,
Encryption,
User defined functions,
FTP Client,
TCP/IP Client and Server Sockets,
Bluetooth,
Send and Receive SMS Messages,
Send Emails,
Make a phone call,
Superuser access

BASIC! programs may be packaged into applications. There are two processes provided for this. One process generates a home screen shortcut but requires BASIC! installed to run. The other process generates a stand alone application that does not need BASIC! installed. The resulting application can be offered on the Android Market.

All of the features of BASIC! are documented in the manual, De Re BASIC!.

The install package includes over three dozen BASIC! source code files that explain and demonstrate the implementation details of this dialect.

BASIC! is being continuously improved. Many of the improvements have come from user requests. Also, since BASIC! is open source, others have begun on the code. Join the BASIC! forum and become part of the development team.

Permissions: This application asks for many permissions. None of permissions are exercised by BASIC! on its own. They are only exercised if you, the BASIC! programmer, writes a program that exercises them. For example, BASIC! will never intercept a SMS message unless you use the SMS commands in a program that you write.

Recent changes:
This version fixes crashes and bugs introduced in the previous version, v01.86. With input from the forum, we found and fixed old crashes as well. We apologize for any difficulties caused these last two weeks by these errors.

We still managed to slip in a few new features and commands. The forum is always full of ideas and suggestions.

For full details of features and bugfixes see the Release Notes and download the User's Guide at:
https://bintray.com/rfo-basic/android/RFO-BASIC/

User reviews of BASIC!
An awesome app
Aug 5, 2012
Android Market Comments
A Google User
Apr 15, 2015
Dam this app is GREAT!!! I had intended to learn a new language like C++ or Java but stumbled into this. Now, I figure, why bother. I can't imagine anything C++ can do that this can't. And this is closer to straight up English. EASY to learn!!! And I can use it on my PHONE!!!!! Thank you Mr. Loughton!!
A Google User
Apr 14, 2015
new version can't run any program... I am running Android gingerbread. Everytime I press on run command, output screen flashes and returns to editor
A Google User
Apr 13, 2015
BASIC From the guy who wrote Atari BASIC for the Atari 400/800...
A Google User
Apr 11, 2015
LOVED IT So easy I want to learn basic for that this is best
A Google User
Apr 9, 2015
BASIC on Android Works. Capable.
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