Re: [libertybasic] New poll for unregistered users - Re: why
- Thanx Alyce,
I will take your advice. Every one has been very
helpful and I appreciate. I will make sure to get
--- watson <alycewatson@...> wrote:
> At 07:57 PM 1/28/02 -0800, you wrote:__________________________________________________
> > It has only been a couple of
> >months since got involved LB and some of the terms
> >commands I run across are a little perplexing -
> >struct, dll, api - I am having a little trouble
> >defining these items and fitting them into place.
> >Other than that I am having a great time learning.
> There is no reason at all to concern yourself with
> making api calls at this
> point in your learning of Liberty BASIC. LB has so
> many native functions
> that it is rarely necessary to make api calls, and
> the ability to do so is
> there to allow more experienced programmers to
> extend LB's capability. I
> didn't even look at api calls until I'd been using
> LB for 9 months or so.
> Also, if you are a novice, as I was, then start
> simple. Play with the
> samples that come with LB. Run them. Step through
> them with the debugger.
> See if you understand the code. Then pick an
> interesting sample and try
> modifying it slightly. Work through the tutorial
> that comes with LB.
> That's what I did! I often see novice programmers
> make the mistake of
> wanting to write PaintShopPro or Doom, or some such,
> before they've learned
> the basics. That is a recipe for frustration and
> disappointment. Just
> like with anything else worth learning, you must
> learn a bit at a time,
> starting with the easy stuff and building up. If I
> handed you a trumpet
> and a fingering chart, you wouldn't expect to play
> like Wynton by next
> week, but you'd get better gradually.
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- Hey Sarmed,
It's good that you sparred with Stefan; but be prepared to admit defeat, because the man usually knows what he's talking about.
As one of the spectators, I learn that his contender, chr$(9), is more versatile than ours, chr$(44).
You can output data as txt, csv, dat or even img. As long as you 'Open With' notepad all displays are identical.
Try run this from a folder, open each output file with Notepad.
open "num4.img" for output as #4
open "num3.dat" for output as #3
open "num2.csv" for output as #2
open "num1.txt" for output as #1
for x=1 to 9 :y=2*x :z=(y/3)