LogicalVue Software, Inc. Announces iBasic 1.0

By on Sep 27, 2011 at 7:03 am

South Portland, Maine – LogicalVue Software, Inc. today announces the availability of iBasic 1.0. With iBasic, now anyone can program! If you are just learning how to program, iBasic is a great place to start. If you are an experienced programmer, iBasic makes it easy for you to test your code. Are you a teacher? Use iBasic to make learning more fun for your students.

iBasic Features include:
* Powerful Basic programming language
* Fully object-oriented
* Text output
* Graphics output
* Includes 10 sample scripts to get you started
* Script editor has auto-indentation and syntax highlighting
* Coding errors display the line with the error in the editor
* Has built-in commands for drawing, input/output
* Fast: Your programs run instantly with no slow compile and link cycle

Powerful Programming Language
The Basic language that powers iBasic has all the commands you expect, including:

* Looping (For/Next, While/Wend, Do/Loop
* Conditional: If/Then/Else, Select Case
* Data types: Integer, String, Double, Boolean, Color, Object, Variant, Arrays, Constants
* Functions and Subroutines
* Classes with full inheritance and interfaces
* Modules
* String handling: InStr, Left, Right, Mid, Len, Lowercase, Uppercase, Trim, LTrim, RTrim, Asc, Chr, CountFields, Replace, ReplaceAll
* Math functions: Abs, Acos, Asin, Atan, Ceil, Cos, Exp, Floor, Format, Hex, Log, Max, Min, Oct, Pow, Rnd, Round, Sin, Sqrt, Tan,
* Drawing: DrawLine, DrawOval, DrawPicture, DrawRect, DrawText, SetColor
* Input/Output: InputLine, MessageBox, Print, SaveFile, SelectFile
* Other: Speak, ShowURL, StartTimer/EndTimer, Now

Sample Scripts:
* Bounce: Bounce a ball around the screen
* Boxes: Draw boxes on the screen in random locations
* BubbleSort: Sort an array of numbers, showing each step
* DiceRoll: Simulate rolling of dice
* DragonSweep: Draws a fractal “dragon”
* GuessTheNumber: Guess the number game
* Olympic: Draws the Olympic rings
* ShowPicture: Displays a picture that you select
* Sieve: Calculate prime numbers
* SineWave: Displays text in a wave

Pricing Availability
Through October 15th, iBasic is offered at a special introductory price of $9.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide through the Mac App Store in the Developer Tools category.

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LogicalVue Software is a small software company located in Southern Maine. We make elegant, easy to use software. Paul Lefebvre started the company in 2003 with a modest goal: Simplify Software. Since then, computers, software and technology have all gotten more and more complex. Is your business using them effectively? In today’s economy, you need to have an edge in order to stay competitive. Quality software can give you that edge. From specialized software solutions to web sites to IT support, LogicalVue Software can help your company take advantage of today’s technology. But we are not just about technology. At LogicalVue, people come first. We take the time to understand you and your business. Only then we can provide you with software and technology recommendations that will help your business operate efficiently, stay competitive and grow. Copyright (C) 2003-2011 LogicalVue Software, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, and OS X are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.