BASIC-256 is an easy-to-use version of BASIC designed to teach young children the basics of computer programming. It has a built-in graphics mode which lets them draw pictures on screen in minutes, a step-through debugger, and a set of easy-to-follow tutorials that introduce programming concepts through fun exercises.
Version 0.9.1 adds some much requested features:
- Syntax highlighting
- Variable watch window
- Syntax improvements
- New and updated examples
Please come check it out. We especially welcome all comments and feedback in the coming weeks as we work toward a 1.0 release.