Broadway - 2:19 pm on Oct 9, 2010 (gmt 0)
I was thinking I'd like to do some very minor programming in Basic.
Decades ago I remember there was "chip" and DOS Basic, where you numbered each line. (I'm sure I could still do this type of programing.)
Then later on I remember I used Borland's Turbo Basic (a compiler) and really liked it. I also remember I never made the switch to Visual Basic.
What are the popular (free or near free) Basic options that run on Windows 7 that might look familiar enough to me that I won't get bogged down in having to relearn how to program, or fight the operating system to get things to show or work properly?
I'm not looking for something that will run old programs but instead something for hacking out some new code as quickly and easily as possible.