Hand BASIC - CBM Flavor
This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.
Learn and Program BASIC Language on your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad!
Hand BASIC - CBM Flavor is a compatible version of Commodore's version of Microsoft BASIC 6502 as found on the Commodore 64.
Released for Educational purposes.
BASIC (Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) is a computer language designed so that it can be learned very easily.
Hand BASIC users could be students, scientists, or any productivity workers.
Type HELP to get started!
*** Credits for CBMBASIC go to Michael Steil and James Abbatiello ***
+ Compatible with Commodore 64 BASIC V2
+ It is not emulated, it runs with your device full speed
+ The ability to LOAD/SAVE files (case sensitive file names)
+ File I/O Support (Read/Write data files)
+ Full featured iPhone Text Editor to build your programs
+ The ability to make directories ** NEW **
+ Provided with helpful Direct Mode Commands (nonstandard, see support webpage)
+ Renumber your program, plus other helpful file keeping functionality
+ Alert Sounds
+ In App Help (type HELP)
+ Portrait/Landscape Views
+ Supplied with Sample code (type FILES to see list).
Now available through In-App Purchase:
Graphics Extension: Empowers you to create complex graphics from simple graphic objects
+ Draw simple graphic objects: lines, rectangles, circles, text, ...
+ Draw at the super speed of your device
+ Make animations
+ Use Graphics Macro Language (GML) to draw objects
+ Define your colors with alpha channel (32bit color with transparency)
+ Select your drawn text font face and size
+ Interact with user taps
+ Assistant for typing Graphic Commands
+ Enables you to run included Graphic Sample Programs(10 samples)
To find more details type HELP then select Graphics Extension Reference
To open Graphics Extension Purchase Screen:
- Type: PURCHASE
- Type: ACTION then select Purchase
- Or, run a program that uses Graphics
Make sure to check out App Blog Page:
- This is not Commodore 64 emulator. It is “Standalone” BASIC of Commodore 64.
- Basic knowledge of Commodore 64 BASIC V2 is needed to use this App or just Read FAQ's.
- While BASIC requires all commands to be capitalized (Lock Caps by double taping), commands will be automatically capitalized
- Since this is not Commodore emulator, PEEK/POKE does not work. See New Commands for alternatives
- Only ASCII characters are supported
- iPad has different Graphics Extension than ordinary one (sold separately)
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What's New in Version 1.7.3
Minor changes and fixes
Make sure to check other free Apps from Hawwash-Soft
- Category: Education
- Updated: 30 December 2014
- Version: 1.7.3
- Size: 2.2 MB
- Language: English
- Developer: Ahmad Hawwash
- © 2010 Hawwash-Soft
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.