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BBC BASIC is an open source programming language created in 1981 by Sophie Wilson.

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BBC BASIC is a programming language, developed in 1981 as a native programming language for the MOS Technology 6502 based Acorn BBC Micro home/personal computer. It is a version of the BASIC programming language adapted for a UK computer literacy project of the BBC. It was written mainly by Sophie Wilson. Read more on Wikipedia...


Example from hello-world:
PRINT "Hello World"
Example from Wikipedia:
IF INSTR(REPORT$,"VI") THEN PRINT "BASIC64" ELSE PRINT "BASIC"

Language features

Feature Supported Token Example
Strings "
"Hello world"
Print() Debugging PRINT

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