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by Imortis
Jun 03, 2019 16:42
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: any free BASIC for web/ios/android
Replies: 5
Views: 366

Re: any free BASIC for web/ios/android

Imortis wrote:I am eyeballing B4A right now. Looks really good. Going to try the demo this evening.


I played with the Demo and was quite impressed. I purchased a copy and have been playing around with it this weekend. So far so good.
by Imortis
May 31, 2019 16:11
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: any free BASIC for web/ios/android
Replies: 5
Views: 366

Re: any free BASIC for web/ios/android

I am eyeballing B4A right now. Looks really good. Going to try the demo this evening.
by Imortis
Apr 25, 2019 20:35
Forum: Beginners
Topic: No OOP?
Replies: 3
Views: 354

Re: No OOP?

FreeBASIC's OOP (Object Oriented Programming) features are completely optional. You don't have to use them if you don't want to.
by Imortis
Jan 19, 2019 18:34
Forum: General
Topic: Squares
Replies: 6589
Views: 373141

Re: Squares

"!!~~OFF TOPIC~~!!" ... @albert, I tried to find a way to reach out to you privately regarding this post , but you don't have a publicly accessible contact. I would have preferred to contact you privately, but I don't have the same access to user info that full Admins have so was unable. ...
by Imortis
Jan 07, 2019 18:26
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: Has anyone looked into Jai?
Replies: 17
Views: 1577

Re: Has anyone looked into Jai?

Of particular interest, I'm thinking of times where the FBC devs have said certain features would require multi-pass or updating the compilation process. JAI seems to accomplish a lot while breaking traditional assumptions about what a compiler would require to support those features. I wish there ...
by Imortis
Jan 07, 2019 15:34
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: Has anyone looked into Jai?
Replies: 17
Views: 1577

Re: Has anyone looked into Jai?

Jonathan Blow (renowned game developer and critic) is developing a programming language called Jai that seems to be doing some pretty neat stuff. There's a meta language, lots of features that would typically be only in multi-pass compilers, but I think Jon has managed to keep that kind of thing at...
by Imortis
Dec 27, 2018 17:28
Forum: Projects
Topic: VisualFBEditor - IDE for FreeBasic
Replies: 80
Views: 6421

Re: VisualFBEditor - IDE for FreeBasic

It fails to download the latest release. I think it might be a network security/antivirus thing (false positive of course).
by Imortis
Dec 27, 2018 13:42
Forum: Projects
Topic: VisualFBEditor - IDE for FreeBasic
Replies: 80
Views: 6421

Re: VisualFBEditor - IDE for FreeBasic

This is a very nice looking project! I did have a problem downloading the latest release, but what I saw is very promising. Is the editor also built in FB? If so, where is the source code for that?

Also, you say you want help with the library. What kind of help do you need?
by Imortis
Dec 20, 2018 11:45
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: Nominations for Forum Moderators
Replies: 70
Views: 5418

Re: Nominations for Forum Moderators

counting_pine wrote:I have officially made Imortis a moderator. Congratulations Imortis!
Respect also to fxm and St_W for considering and formally declining the role. Thanks both for considering the position.


I am glad to be able to help out.
by Imortis
Dec 18, 2018 15:42
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Using classes - my 1st attempt
Replies: 13
Views: 587

Re: Using classes - my 1st attempt

You create the image before you set Width and Height in the Reset sub. The images are all 0x0 pixels.
by Imortis
Dec 17, 2018 20:02
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: Nominations for Forum Moderators
Replies: 70
Views: 5418

Re: Nominations for Forum Moderators

Was I the only one to accept within the deadline?
by Imortis
Dec 13, 2018 16:39
Forum: Linux
Topic: Can not find SDL, or any graphic libraries, when attempting to compile?
Replies: 9
Views: 700

Re: Can not find SDL, or any graphic libraries, when attempting to compile?

@f0rgotten: You might also get some use out of FreeBASIC's built in graphics library. It requires no extra libraries to be installed.

Here is a link to all the available keywords.
by Imortis
Dec 10, 2018 20:32
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Fast Reverse String?
Replies: 89
Views: 2548

Re: Fast Reverse String?

leopardpm wrote:
dodicat wrote:(Obviously looking for an elite group of boffins to figure this out)
What's a 'boffin'? and especially, what qualifies for being an 'elite boffin'?


Here is a handy definition
by Imortis
Dec 10, 2018 13:37
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: Nominations for Forum Moderators
Replies: 70
Views: 5418

Re: Nominations for Forum Moderators

I accept my nomination. My approach to forum moderation would be as follows: Treat everyone here as if they are rational adults until proven otherwise. If you are on a forum, trying to learn programming I thing you qualify regardless of age. Heated discussion is fine. Attacks are not. People unable ...
by Imortis
Dec 06, 2018 12:35
Forum: Projects
Topic: Pure FB Runtime Library (in progress)
Replies: 209
Views: 14627

Re: Pure FB Runtime Library (in progress)

In a related note: one of the things this brings up is that FB itself uses variadic functions in many places inside the RTLib, but the C Emitter (which is needed for 64bit compilation) does not support variadic functions. Either, the C Emitter needs to fix this (difficult as FB and C handle that in...

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