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MajorDill



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file not found/not there ... HELP
when I click on download nothing is there. Just learning fasm and could really use these examples.

begging somebody to repost them

thankyou
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Picnic



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Hi MajorDill,

Sorry about this. I'm building my website but it will take me longer than expected. See the 1st post.


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Post 26 Apr 2014, 21:40
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MajorDill



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files found
got it - thanks
Post 28 Apr 2014, 14:01
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Picnic



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Hobby Basic interpreter
[Text moved to first post]


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Post 31 Jul 2015, 06:16
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fasmnewbie



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I love this stuff. Excellent materials for beginners to learn from (although there's nothing 'beginners' with the code)
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fasmnewbie



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I am linking to this thread.
Post 01 Aug 2015, 03:10
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Picnic



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Hello World
^^Thank you fasmnewbie.

The 'Hello World' program in Hobby Basic.

Code:

    cls
    for i=1 to 15
        pen i
        locate i,i
        print "Hello World!"
    next i
    inkey



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Drawing text is easy with Hobby Basic.

Code:

   screen 80,25

    cls 
    for y=0 to 24 
        for x=0 to 79 
            pen (x+y)/16 
            at x,y,'A' 
        next x 
    next y 
    inkey



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Post 02 Aug 2015, 11:15
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Picnic



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Arrays
Array operations in Hobby Basic.

Code:

  dim a[5] = 10,20,30,40,50

  for i=0 to 4
      print "value of a[",i,"] is ",a[i]
  next i




Code:

  dim a[3,3]
  dim b[3,3] = 10,20,0x1E,40,50,60,70,80,1011010b

  a[]=b[]   ! copy array

  for y=0 to 2
      for x=0 to 2
          print "value of a[",x,",",y,"] is ",a[x,y]
      next x
  next y




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Post 12 Aug 2015, 09:43
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fasmnewbie



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Picnic

It would be very nice if you could share your passion with Tomasz and others at Programming Language & Design section where you can properly introduce your Hobby Basic to the community. Good to see FASM is becoming a language of choice for compiler writing.
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Picnic



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Hobby Basic Examples
^^I feel it's early for that now. The interpreter is far for being complete. Surely i might do that but in later time.


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Picnic



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Location: Athens, Greece
Encoding UTF-8 characters in console
Encoding UTF-8 characters.

Code:

    rem  Encoding UTF-8 characters
    rem  Change the console font to Lucida Console
    rem  Hobby Basic Sample

    print "Euro Symbol: €."
    print "English: I can eat glass and it doesn''t hurt me."
    print "Greek: Μπορώ να φάω γυαλί χωρίς να πάθω τίποτα."
    print "Íslenska / Icelandic: Ég get etið gler án þess að meiða mig."
    print "Romanian: Pot să mănânc sticlă și ea nu mă rănește."
    print "Ukrainian: Я можу їсти шкло, й воно мені не пошкодить."
    print "Polish: Mogę jeść szkło, i mi nie szkodzi."
    print "Czech: Mohu jíst sklo, neublíží mi."
    pause




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Post 03 Sep 2015, 14:45
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Picnic



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Location: Athens, Greece
Hobby Basic Functions
Functions return either an integer value or a string.

Code:

  cls
  a$="Left Mid Right"
  print "chr(65) ";chr(65)
  print "hex(11111111b)";hex(11111111b)
  print "bin(0xFF)";bin(0xFF)
  print "spc(5),""A""";spc(5),"A"
  print "abs(7*(-5))";abs(7*(-5))
  print "rnd(100)";rnd(100)
  print "not(TRUE)";not(TRUE)
  print "chr(cell(0,0))";chr(cell(0,0))
  print "pow(2,10)";pow(2,10)
  print "tick counter";tick()
  print "asc(""B"")";asc("B")
  print "val(""1000"")/2";val("1000")/2
  print "len(a$) ";len(a$)
  print "comp(a$,a$)";comp(a$,a$)
  print "find(a$,""M"")";find(a$,"M")
  print "left(a$,4)";left(a$,4)
  print "mid(a$,6,3)";mid(a$,6,3)
  print "right(a$,5)";right(a$,5)
  print "path(0) ";path(0)
  print "base(49374,16)";base(49374,16)
  print trim(readln(1,"Demo.bas"))
  pause




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Post 09 Oct 2015, 06:27
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SergeASM



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In the file Console.asm I see "Copyright © 2013-2015, Nick Kouvaris". Is this the same Nick Kouvaris, which did flash games on lightforce.freestuff.gr?

Serge
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Picnic



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Hi SergeASM,

Yes that's me, nice of you to ask.
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Picnic



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Location: Athens, Greece
Labels - Comments
A label is identified by the symbol # at the end of a string. Comments inside code start with the symbol ! or the REM command.

Code:

  retry#

  ! line comment
  rem  line comment

  input "Secret number:",n
  if n<>1234 then goto retry




Code:

  for x=1 to 3
    on x gosub L1,L2,L3
  next x
  pause
  end

  L1print "Label 1":return
  L2print "Label 2":return
  L3print "Label 3":return




Anonymous Labels.

Code:

  @@#

    !  @@ followed by # create an anonymous label
    !  goto @b  (backward jump)
    !  goto @f  (forward jump)
    !  Ctrl-C to exit

  goto @b




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Post 11 May 2016, 11:08
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redrum88



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Very nice, thanks!
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Picnic



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Posts: 1203
Location: Athens, Greece
16 Colors Drawing Pad
This code creates a 16 color drawing pad in console window which can load or save an image preserving the color attributes.

Code:

    PrintXY fix  oldX=mouseX:oldY=mouseY:a$=STR(mouseX)+','+STR(mouseY)+' ':color 8,15:at 2,6,a$
    PrintChar fix  color bg,fg:locate mouseX,mouseY:at mouseX,mouseY,CHR(c)
    GetMouse fix  mouse:mouseX=V0:mouseY=V1:btn=V2:wait 1
    DelChar fix  color 0,0:at mouseX,mouseY,' '

    cols=90
    rows=35
    screen cols,rows
    color 0,7:cls

    dim a[260]
    dim m[72,35]
    dim e[72,35]
    path$=PATH(0)+"\screen.hb"
    p=0:i=0:c=0

    for i=0x20 to 0xFF
        at 0,0,CHR(i)
        c=CELL(0,0)
        if c<>63 and p<250
            a[p]=c
            p=p+1
        endif
    next i

    for i=0x2070 to 0x2BFF
        at 0,0,CHR(i)
        c=CELL(0,0)
        if c<>63 and p<250
            a[p]=c
            p=p+1
        endif
    next i

    title p," symbols loaded"
    cls

    for i=0 to p-1
        print CHR(a[i]),
        if i%8=0 then print
    next i

    copy 0,0,8,rows:cls
    paste cols-9,0,8,rows
    color 8,15
    paint 0,0,8,rows,' ',1
    paint cols-10,0,10,rows,-1,1
    at 1,0," Save"
    at 1,2," Load"
    at 1,4," Clear"
    at 1,6," ----"
    color 7,15
    at 1,8,"  FG  "
    color 0,15
    at 1,10,"  BG  "
    cursor 1,100
    locate 8,0
    erase 0,8,1,'>',0

    for i=0 to 7
        color ii
        paint 1,i*2+12,3,2,' ',1
    next i

    for i=0 to 7
        color i+8,i+8
        paint 4,i*2+12,3,2,' ',1
    next i

    oldX=0:oldY=0:bg=0:fg=7:c=32:v=0:cx=0:cy=0:j=0:r=0

    do:GetMouse

        if mouseX>7 and mouseX<cols-10

            if oldX<>mouseX or oldY<>mouseY then PrintXY

            if btn=1
                PrintChar
                do:GetMouse
                    if mouseX>7 and mouseX<cols-10 and (oldX<>mouseX or oldY<>mouseY)
                        PrintChar:PrintXY
                    endif
                until btn=-1
            elseif btn=2
                DelChar
                do:GetMouse
                    if mouseX>7 and mouseX<cols-10 and (oldX<>mouseX or oldY<>mouseY)
                        DelChar:PrintXY
                    endif
                until btn=-1
            endif

        elseif mouseX<8

            if btn=1

                if mouseY=0
                    grab 8,0,72,35,m[],0
                    file path$,m[],0
                    if V0<0
                        title "save error"
                    else
                        title "save ok - ",path$
                    endif

                elseif mouseY=2
                    file path$,e[],1
                    if V0<0
                        title "load error"
                    else
                        grab 8,0,72,35,e[],1
                        title "load ok - ",path$
                    endif

                elseif mouseY=4
                    color 0,7
                    paint 8,0,72,35,' ',1
                    title "clear ok"

                elseif mouseY=8
                    v=0
                    erase 0,8,1,'>',0
                    erase 0,10,1,' ',0

                elseif mouseY=10
                    v=1
                    erase 0,10,1,'>',0
                    erase 0,8,1,' ',0

                elseif mouseY>11 and mouseY<rows-2
                    peek mouseX,mouseY
                    if v=0
                        fg=V2
                        color fg,-1
                        paint 1,8,6,1,-1,1
                    else
                        bg=V1
                        color bg,-1
                        paint 1,10,6,1,-1,1
                    endif
                endif
            endif

        elseif mouseX>cols-10

            if btn=1
                if mouseX<>cx or mouseY<>cy
                    color 8,15
                    erase cx,cy,1,-1,1
                    c=CELL(mouseX,mouseY)
                    at 3,rows-1,CHR(c)
                    color 8,11
                    erase mouseX,mouseY,1,-1,1
                    title "U+",c
                    cx=mouseX:cy=mouseY
                endif
            endif

        endif

    until KEY(27)<>0
    end




Image


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Post 14 Jun 2016, 10:08
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Picnic



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I/O operations
I/O operations in Hobby Basic.

Code:

  file filepath$,a$,0         ! save string as text file
  file filepath$,a$,1         ! load text file to string
  file filepath$,a$,2         ! append string to end of file
  file filepath$,array[],0    ! save array as binary file
  file filepath$,array[],1    ! load binary file to array
  file filepath$,array[],2    ! append data to end of file
  file filepath$,0,0          ! create empty file
  file URL$,0,1               ! download URL
  file filepath$,0,2          ! delete file




Code:

  input "Enter a sentence:",a$

  ! save string as text file
  filepath$=PATH(0)+"\a.txt"
  file filepath$,a$,0

  ! print file size
  print filepath$," ",SIZE(filepath$)," bytes"
  pause




Code:

  ! create a com executable (16 byte DOS demo)
  dim a[4]=0x10CD13B0,0xC81107C4,0x40FBE2AA,0x94E1F8E2
  file "a.com",a[],0
  end




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Post 07 Aug 2016, 09:10
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Picnic



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I uploaded a new version 0.79 with many small improvments and bug fixes. I tried the interpreter with success in Windows XP/7/8 32/64 bit, Wine (Linux). I removed the Win32 Console Library source code from inside the zip. It was an old version which was last updated 3 years ago. Hobby Basic is now using a newer version.


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Post 21 Oct 2016, 08:41
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filox



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Posts: 10
Sorry but where i can find sources of Hobbybasic?
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