Anybody can learn how to program a computer with this free pdf book, “So You Want to Learn to Program? – Programming With BASIC-256”, by James Reneau. It is suitable for anybody 10+ who wants to learn to program and is ready to experiment.
Free Basic Books
Free eBook “Microsoft Small Basic: An Introduction to Programming” from Microsoft. Small Basic is a programming language that is designed to make programming extremely easy, approachable and fun for beginners.
This is a gentle introduction to programming using the computer programming language QBasic (sometimes called QuickBasic). This introduction is used for a course in computer literacy for students of all majors. Its goal is to show what programming is about using the fundamental features of QBasic.
This was the first textbook devoted entirely to the PICK/BASIC language. It provided a step-by-step approach to learning the language, and covered nearly every instruction in the many programs included in the book.
Sinclair ZX81 BASIC Programming by Steven Vickers Second Edition 1981 Copyright 1980 Sinclair Research Limited Reproduced with permission from the publisher Converted to HTML by Robin Stuart.