Microsoft Small Basic: An introduction to Programming
by Vijaye Raji
Publisher: Microsoft 2009
Number of pages: 69
Small Basic is a programming language that is designed to make programming extremely easy, approachable and fun for beginners. Small Basic's intention is to bring down the barrier and serve as a stepping stone to the amazing world of computer programming.
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