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[General Discussion] SERIOUS BASIC ISSUES
« on: April 11, 2013, 01:14:37 am »
print "Can you basic? Please halp. "


Anyways, I'm having an issue with BASIC.

If I try to run a program to test, it just COMPLETELY zips through the thing like a flash. I use wait/delay, also.

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print "I'm sorry, but we could'nt make a decent program!"
wait 12000
print "The people at Derpfish Inc. are playing TF2 right now, anyways!"
wait 12000
print "Here, have a test."
wait 12000
input "Which class is the most awesome, Scout, Spy, Sniper, Medic, Pyro, or Spy?"

((I was just trying to make a little program, as I saw a tutorial.))

If you know how to fix it, that would be lovely  :viridian:

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Re: [General Discussion] SERIOUS BASIC ISSUES
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2013, 01:16:39 am »
Maybe WAIT doesn't work in that variant of BASIC. Try:
FOR I=0 TO 5000*
NEXT I

and that might work.
*or whatever large number you prefer

Actually, then again, I found this in an Applesoft BASIC tutorial, and Applesoft BASIC runs slow...
« Last Edit: April 11, 2013, 01:19:10 am by Doormat »

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Re: [General Discussion] SERIOUS BASIC ISSUES
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2013, 01:18:36 am »
Maybe WAIT doesn't work in that variant of BASIC. Try:
FOR I=0 TO 5000*
NEXT I

and that might work.
*or whatever large number you prefer

print "THANK YOU HEIR DOKTOR"

Edit: Didn't work.

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Re: [General Discussion] SERIOUS BASIC ISSUES
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2013, 01:20:49 am »
i feel horrible because i can't even BASIC

as the name suggests, it's easy

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Re: [General Discussion] SERIOUS BASIC ISSUES
« Reply #4 on: April 11, 2013, 01:21:51 am »
i feel horrible because i can't even BASIC

as the name suggests, it's easy

 :victoria:
What version of BASIC are you using? QuickBASIC? JustBASIC? Maybe you set the argument in WAIT too high?

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Re: [General Discussion] SERIOUS BASIC ISSUES
« Reply #5 on: April 11, 2013, 01:22:42 am »
i feel horrible because i can't even BASIC

as the name suggests, it's easy

 :victoria:
What version of BASIC are you using? QuickBASIC? JustBASIC? Maybe you set the argument in WAIT too high?

I use JustBASIC. Good idea for the too high argument.

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Re: [General Discussion] SERIOUS BASIC ISSUES
« Reply #6 on: April 11, 2013, 01:38:20 am »
Anyways, JustBASIC is being stupid, so I'll try a new version.

What do you recommend?

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Re: [General Discussion] SERIOUS BASIC ISSUES
« Reply #7 on: April 11, 2013, 01:43:11 am »
Anything but JustBASIC
How about an Apple IIe emulator, with this to help you?

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Re: [General Discussion] SERIOUS BASIC ISSUES
« Reply #8 on: April 11, 2013, 01:44:50 am »
Anything but JustBASIC
How about an Apple IIe emulator, with this to help you?

Do some have a price, or are all free?

(i'd expect them all to be free because BASIC is old as fuck, compared to most computing languages)

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Re: [General Discussion] SERIOUS BASIC ISSUES
« Reply #9 on: April 11, 2013, 01:46:53 am »
Anything but JustBASIC
How about an Apple IIe emulator, with this to help you?

Do some have a price, or are all free?

(i'd expect them all to be free because BASIC is old as fuck, compared to most computing languages)
The Applewin emulator I just linked to is free...

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Re: [General Discussion] SERIOUS BASIC ISSUES
« Reply #10 on: April 11, 2013, 01:47:50 am »
Anything but JustBASIC
How about an Apple IIe emulator, with this to help you?

Do some have a price, or are all free?

(i'd expect them all to be free because BASIC is old as fuck, compared to most computing languages)
The Applewin emulator I just linked to is free...

Nevermind, discovered Blitz costed some.

I stole an opportunity and got the version of BlitzBASIC I needed for free. c:

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Re: [General Discussion] SERIOUS BASIC ISSUES
« Reply #11 on: April 11, 2013, 02:01:08 am »
Anything but JustBASIC
How about an Apple IIe emulator, with this to help you?

Do some have a price, or are all free?

(i'd expect them all to be free because BASIC is old as fuck, compared to most computing languages)
The Applewin emulator I just linked to is free...

Nevermind, discovered Blitz costed some.

I stole an opportunity and got the version of BlitzBASIC I needed for free. c:

Why, just WHY, are you trying to learn BASIC?

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Re: [General Discussion] SERIOUS BASIC ISSUES
« Reply #12 on: April 11, 2013, 02:08:04 am »
Anything but JustBASIC
How about an Apple IIe emulator, with this to help you?

Do some have a price, or are all free?

(i'd expect them all to be free because BASIC is old as fuck, compared to most computing languages)
The Applewin emulator I just linked to is free...

Nevermind, discovered Blitz costed some.

I stole an opportunity and got the version of BlitzBASIC I needed for free. c:

Why, just WHY, are you trying to learn BASIC?

Because I am on a quest to learn to program decent games liek Terry, and I am starting off with relatively easy languages.

Like BASIC!

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Re: [General Discussion] SERIOUS BASIC ISSUES
« Reply #13 on: April 11, 2013, 02:09:58 am »
Also because BASIC is awesome

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Re: [General Discussion] SERIOUS BASIC ISSUES
« Reply #14 on: April 11, 2013, 02:14:50 am »
Also because BASIC is awesome

true dat

and i'm making progress, too

Still need to fix "Expecting End of File", though.  :victoria: