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Small Basic – Visual basic for your kids (Beginners) from Microsoft

The latest programming languages and their concepts are complicated and are difficult to understand by a beginner. This discourages people from learning (or attempting) the amazing computer programming.

Small Basic is a programming language that is designed to make programming extremely easy, approachable and fun for beginners. Its intention is to bring down the barrier and serve as a stepping stone to the amazing world of computer programming.

Small Basic derives its inspiration from the original BASIC programming language, and is based on the Microsoft .Net platform. It is really small with just 15 keywords and uses minimal concepts to keep the barrier to entry as low as possible. More details.

A getting started guide is also available for download which teaches you with simple examples. You can download Small basics from here. (Via – Readwritweb)

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