"...easy to use and fairly robust in basic programming. The runtime is quite brisk and responsive." - W.J. Weiser, beta tester
"...it looks like a great product." - Michael Verive, beta tester
"Excellent IDE" - Tim Markowski, beta tester
"A real alternative for those who are overwhelmed by VB.NET!"
"We've been building some of the best dev tools anywhere for handheld devices for over a decade. It was time to see what we could do for desktop apps." George Henne, NS BASIC Corporation
Basic/Desktop 4.0 is shipping!
NS Basic/Desktop 4.0 lets you quickly produce standalone, royalty free applications for Windows XP, 2000 and Vista, including Tablets and Netbook devices.
Its power goes beyond most Basic versions with its ability to use standard Windows components easily.
You can connect to databases like ADO, SQL and Oracle, communicate with the internet and devices, play movies and music, manipulate Excel spreadsheets and much, much more!
Version 4 brings an improved UI, Gradient Buttons, the ability to embed sounds, pictures and files into the executable and over 30 other enhancements and fixes.
New Tutorials Added!
We've added a set of new tutorials which will be useful for both new and existing users.
Programming Contest Winners!
The results are in, and the judges found a lot to like. See the entries and the winner!