Great Cow BASIC is an open-source BASIC compiler for 8 bit Microchip PIC and Atmel AVR microcontrollers. Also included in the project is Great Cow Graphical BASIC, an icon based editor for GCBASIC programs.
The latest release is September 2017. We are even closer to v1.00 release!!
Please see the download section for your options. We have a Graphical IDE and textual IDE, we have just the compiler and we have a minimal install - it is your choice.
Please see the homepage here: http://gcbasic.sourceforge.net and also see http://gcbasic.sourceforge.net/download.html for other Great Cow Basic download options.
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Outstanding BASIC compiler for 8bit PICs and AVRs! This compiler is constantly being improved by very proactive developers. You can really take full advantage of the micro's capabilities and there is also an easy to use PPS tool to configure the pins on the newer PICs. This allows you to reassign pins which comes in handy while developing a PCB for your project. GCB is one of my favorite tools for programming, it really has come a long way and creates incredibly efficient asm. Try it... you'll love it!
Great effort by GCBasic developers and contributors. Hope to see more features in future versions. There is always room for improvement.
Really the best.
Impressive how small and fast is the generated Code is.