Posts Tagged Basic

Chasing Moonlight Review

Chasing Moonlight Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Guide an eyeball to safety in this quirky platformer that’s simple on the surface but challenging to master due to the dangerous obstacles and difficult controls.

Read The Full Review »

As you can imagine, being a gamer I have other nerdy persuits like programming.  Before you even ask, no, I am not some stereotypical cokebottle frame toting teen boy from a ninties after-school movie.  In fact, I would like to think that I am well adjusted adult that just has a tendency to enjoy things that flash on a screen.  All of that said, when you work as a software developer for a living it becomes a bit more difficult to break through that stigma. To make a long story short, when I was in my more formative years as a budding nerdling, I first dabbled in the dark magic of programming using a language that was lovingly referred to as BASIC.

Otherwise known by its much longer name, Beginner’s All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code, many of this generation’s game developers cut their development teeth on this groundbreaking language.  Though it somewhat lives on in Microsoft’s Visual Basic, at least in a spiritual sense, the programming language has since been deprecated and discarded by most as the decades have rolled along.

Just when you though it was safe to close the book on BASIC for good, it finds new life on iOS.  Revived by developer miSoft, their new release Basic! will help instruct a whole new generation of nerds about how to bring their imagination to life on a computer screen… or iPhone at least!

Containing a fully featured help section and sample applications to get you on your way, trying this app could be the first step towards broadening your digital horizons.  If nothing else, this is a chance for us veterans to take a trip down memory lane and remind ourselves why we are so thankful for advancements in development technology.

$3.99
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2010-09-28 :: Category: Entertainment

    Advertisement    





Featured Apps

    Advertisement    


Categories

Developers

Would you like your application reviewed on 148Apps? See the About page for information.
    Advertisement    


Latest Posts

Pocket Gamer is Giving Away a Different Premium iOS Game for Free, Every Day, Between 12/8 and 12/19

Nothing says “Holiday Season” like an Advent Calendar, right? Well the folks at Pocket Gamer, in collaboration with a lot of very generous and generally awesome developers, have set up a special one just for you, the iOS gaming enthusiast. Starting next Monday, 12/8, they’ll be giving away one top-rated premium game for $0, for […]

Mahjong Journey Review [★★★½☆]

Aimed at the more laid back gamer, Mahjong Journey isn't for everyone, but those looking for some classic solitaire action will be happy.


Steel Media Network

148Apps - iPhone app reviews and news. The best gosh darn iPhone app site this side of Mars.
http://148apps.com :: @148Apps

Android Rundown - Android news and reviews. Where you get the rundown on Android apps and hardware.
http://AndroidRundown.com :: @AndroidRundown

Best App Ever - Yearly Mobile App Achievement Awards.
http://bestappever.com :: @BestAppEver

Pocket Gamer - Mobile game reviews, news, and features.
http://PocketGamer.co.uk :: @PocketGamer

Pocket Gamer.biz - Mobile games industry news, opinion, and analysis.
http://PocketGamer.biz :: @pgbiz

AppSpy - iOS game news and video reviews.
http://appspy.com :: @appspy