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A comparative evaluation of versions of BASIC


From its inception, The BASIC language has grown in terms of its usage, scope of usage, and its features. This article compares ten of the current versions of BASIC with each other, with two earlier versions, and with the proposed standard for minimal BASIC. The comparison is arranged by the features of the versions and by computational comparison of computation and times and processing costs.

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