What is QBasic / QuickBASIC? Explanation:
QBasic as well as QuickBasic is an easy-to-learn programming language (and therefore ideal for beginners), based on DOS operating system, but also executable on Windows.
Differences between QBasic and QuickBasic:
QBasic is the slimmed-down version of QuickBasic. Compared to QuickBasic, QBasic is limited as it lacks a compiler. Therefore QBasic cannot be used to produce executables (.exe files). The source code (usually files with .bas extension) can only be executed immediately by the built-in QBasic interpreter. Furthermore, QuickBasic has a more extensive command set than QBasic.
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In the download section there are a lot of free software for programming in QBasic and QuickBasic, including compilers and interpreters for DOS and Windows, libraries for extending the command set of QuickBasic, sample programs (partially with source code), games and much more. In addition, articles and tutorials about programming with QBasic and QuickBasic. Finally there is the QBasic Forum for questions regarding programming in QBasic with many tips and tricks.
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