This document is meant to get you started into programming, and assumes you have some experience with computers and with Windows 95 (or 98, etc.).
Since this tutorial is written for people who don't like to read a lot of text, it includes a number of examples. Therefore, you can do a lot of work in not much time.
The more important chapters have a star ().
(To download the entire tutorial in a ZIP file, for offline viewing, right-click here and press "Save As". There is also a PDF version available.)
Table of Contents
Chapter 2: Your first program
Chapter 3: Variables
Chapter 4: Retrieving keyboard input from the user
Chapter 5: The IF and THEN commands
Chapter 6: Labels and the GOTO and GOSUB commands
Chapter 7: Loops
Chapter 8: What next?
Part II: Intermediate topics
Chapter 10: Adding documentation to your programs
Chapter 11: Reading and writing to files
Chapter 12: Displaying graphics
Chapter 13: Mathematics functions
Chapter 14: Getting the current date and time
Part III: Advanced topics
Chapter 16: Variable types
Chapter 17: Subroutines and functions
Chapter 18: Numbering systems
Chapter 19: Memory
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