1987-06-11, English, Article, Journal or magazine article edition: QuickBASIC 3: responding to Turbo Basic; the battle of the BASICs: round two. Cardiff, John

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  • Magazine/​Journal article
Published
  • CEDROM-SNi, Inc., 1987 June 11
Language
  • English

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Title
  • QuickBASIC 3: responding to Turbo Basic; the battle of the BASICs: round two.
Appears In
  • Computing Canada, v13, no.n12, 1987 June 11, p28(1) (ISSN: 0319-0161)
Author
  • Cardiff, John
Published
  • CEDROM-SNi, Inc., 1987 June 11
Physical Description
  • Magazine/​Journal article
Subjects
Target Audience
  • Trade
Summary
  • Microsoft's QuickBASIC 3.0 (QB) offers regular and math-coprocessor versions on four disks. Included is Codeview, "probably the finest BASIC debugging utility on the market." New statements in QB make the language more powerful and a new add-on to the Width command allows users to toggle EGA displays to 43 lines per screen. The math-coprocessor version will only work on PCs with such processors built in. Existing programs must be re-compiled to use the new IEEE real number format. The documentation is poor; the QB manual is unprofessional in design and has not corrected previously acknowledged errors in Version 2.0. How good QB is in comparison with Borland Turbo Basic is the remaining question.
Language
  • English
Database
  • Gale Academic OneFile
  • Gale General OneFile
  • Gale Expanded Academic
Identifier
  • 6005636

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