BASIC (programming language)
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BASIC is one of the first programming languages ever to be created. It was first used as a programming language on console computers. The name is an acronym (a word made from other words) that spells Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code.
- Be easy for beginners to use
- Be a general-purpose programming language
- Allow extra features to be added for experienced programmers.
- Be interactive
- Provide clear and friendly error messages
- Fast results for small programs
- Does not require knowledge about computer hardware
- Stop the user from editing the operating system