QuickBASIC is a GW-Basic-like platform developed by Microsoft.
Here is a Hello World program written in QuickBASIC:
CLS PRINT "Hello World"
As QuickBASIC programs run in a DOS environment, the
CLS command is generally used as the first line to remove clutter from the output screen caused by previous runs. The
The following commands used in QuickBASIC are organized by type.
|Data Type||Maximum Size||Symbol|
|INTEGER||-32,767 to 32,768||%|
|LONG||-2,147,483,648 to 2,147,483,647||&|
|SINGLE||+/-1.401298 * 10^-45 to +/-3.402823 * 10^38||!|
|DOUBLE||+/-4.940656 * 10^-324 to +/-1.7976931 * 10^308||#|
Dialects derived from QuickBasicEdit
There is a dialect that is mostly compatible with Quickbasic called FreeBASIC, which supposedly is Linux and Windows compatible.
- Wikipedia's QuickBASIC article
- QuickBASIC editor help.