GW-BASIC is a 8bit or 16bit program, so it will not run properly on windows xp, window 7 and 8. The 8 bit and 16bit function calls have been removed from Microsoft’s newest windows. So now Microsoft has release a Free Visual basic Program for Alternate of GW-BASIC called Microsoft small basic. Small Basic is a programming language that is designed to make programming extremely easy, approachable and fun for beginners.
Using Microsoft small basic you can easy learn computer programming:
- Introducing Variables and Loops.
- Conditions, Branching and Arrays.
- Beginning Graphics and Fun with Shapes.
- Turtle Graphics and Subroutines.
- Events, Interactivity, Fun Samples and Colors.[adsense]
Download free from www.microsoft.com and start computer programming.