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DarkBASIC Discussion / Can I learn BASIC

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Purplepickle
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Posted: 5th Jun 2011 00:49
Hello,

I have some knowlage of C++ although I have none with BASIC...



... do you think I could learn BASIC?
chafari
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Posted: 5th Jun 2011 03:02
Quote: "... do you think I could learn BASIC? "


Well .... to answer your question I make you a question...was it difficul to you to learn C++?

Of course you can learn, and every body that try to. It is much easier than learnibg C++.


Cheers.

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Libervurto
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Posted: 5th Jun 2011 18:22
There's a reason why it's called BASIC, I can't quite remember the reason but yes it is easy to learn!
If you know C you might think BASIC does some things in a stupid way but it's really quick to use so we deal with its peculiarities.


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Mulderman
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Posted: 10th Jun 2011 13:03 Edited at: 10th Jun 2011 13:03
BASIC stands for Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code

High-level programming language designed to be easy to use.
TheComet
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Posted: 12th Jun 2011 21:43
There are a lot more commands than a language like C++ has (I think it's around 700 commands or something), but it is really simple to make something cool

TheComet

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Posted: 13th Jun 2011 03:58
Yes! Definitely! I had zero knowledge of coding languages when I first picked up DarkBASIC. Yes, it does have some strange hiccups from time to time, but you come to understand them, and eventually become comfortable in it.

But, I yammer... Welcome to the DarkBASIC community, pickle.

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Uncle Sam
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Posted: 18th Jun 2011 09:51
I started with Game Maker and then moved (broadly speaking) to DBC. I'm sure if you're coming from C++ you'll be just fine.

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