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Screenshot o Atari BASIC, ane o the BASIC implementations uised bi the smaw an simple hame computers o the early 1980s.
Paradigm(s) Unstructurt, later procedural, later object-orientit
Appeared in Mey 1, 1964; 55 years ago (1964-05-01)
Designed bi John G. Kemeny an Thomas E. Kurtz
Major implementations Dartmouth BASIC, Apple BASIC, Atari BASIC, Sinclair BASIC, Commodore BASIC, BBC BASIC, TI-BASIC, Casio BASIC, Microsoft BASIC, Liberty BASIC, Visual Basic, FreeBASIC, PowerBASIC, Gambas
Influenced bi ALGOL 60, FORTRAN II, JOSS
Influenced COMAL, Visual Basic, Visual Basic .NET, Realbasic, GRASS, AutoIt, AutoHotkey

BASIC (an acronym for Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code)[1] is a faimily o general-purpose, heich-level programmin leids whase design filosofie emphasizes ease o uise.

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  1. "A Manual for BASIC, the elementary algebraic language designed for use with the Dartmouth Time Sharing System"