PureBasic...looks perfect

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  1. bob123

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    http://www.purebasic.com/
    I just found this language,and it looks like it has everything a developer needs. :D
    I am considering using this,it looks just as good as blitzmax.
    Any opinions?Thanks! ;)
     
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    Support for Windows, Linux, and AmigaOS...but not MacOS? :)
     
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    While no MacOS support is puzzling, the Amiga's still popular in Europe, so having support for it isn't at all bad :)

    EDIT: Oops, looks like OSX IS supported :D
     
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    It is? :confused: I think the Amiga has been as dead as a dodo in all parts of the world for a long time now, unless we're talking about a small bunch of enthusiasts.
     
  6. Ricardo C

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    Well, "popular" is relative of course ;) But it's still being manufactured, and I know a few people who still swear by it.
     
  7. ggambett

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    Except for the "Basic" part :)
     
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    Mac support

    I've just seen the mac demo in the download section!
     
  10. bob123

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    Why? The syntax dosnt look very hard compared to other BASIC languages.
     
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    I have messed around with it a bit, and it makes the smallest exe files I have ever seen. It's also very fast and has full access to the Windows API. I have never built anything large-scale with it though. Doesn't it use Ogre for 3d stuff?
     
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    No kidding? I may have to get me one.
     
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    I still have my original Amigas (Amiga500 and A1200) and these were back when they cost something like £400 or whatever (89 I think I picked the a500 up and 93 for the a1200). And as nostalgic as I am (the amiga was definatly my favourite computer out of all the stuff I have owned) I can't stand to look at Workbench now after getting used to windows all these years. I am talking resolution and clarity here not features. (though hooked up to an old portable TV probably doesn't help matters).


    Back OT: Does Purebasic have object oriented coding style like blitz max or more of a real basic like, erm.. well, basic (amiga basic will do as an example, though AMOS would be closer - what the hell, lets use Blitzbasic/Darkbasic as examples.. ohh but what about Cobra??)
     

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