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Offline John

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Re: BASIC
« Reply #135 on: January 11, 2019, 04:36:08 PM »
I see no future for ScriptBasic for Java when there are free BASIC to Java translators that are mature and popular.

https://www.b4x.com/b4j.html

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After all, I think implementing an interpreter in another interpreter was an ill idea in the first place.

I couldn't have said it any better.

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Normal iOS applications cannot run in the background (there are no services in iOS).
 

Interesting!
« Last Edit: January 11, 2019, 07:00:43 PM by John »

Offline AIR

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Re: BASIC
« Reply #136 on: January 11, 2019, 07:51:41 PM »

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Normal iOS applications cannot run in the background (there are no services in iOS).
 

Interesting!

https://developer.apple.com/documentation/uikit/core_app/managing_your_app_s_life_cycle/preparing_your_app_to_run_in_the_background?language=objc

EDIT:  If iOS Apps couldn't run in the backround, notifications from apps wouldn't be possible.....For example, Slack.  I get notifications while the app is active and backgrounded.  If I manually terminate the app, I no longer receive alerts for new messages...

AIR.
« Last Edit: January 11, 2019, 07:59:20 PM by AIR »

Offline John

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Re: BASIC
« Reply #137 on: January 15, 2019, 04:20:12 PM »
Birth of BASIC = birth of TSS Time Sharing System

I've been asked why I support Script BASIC.  Simple answer.

Business BASIC was my beginning with the language. A BASIC and OS with 5MB removable disk packs. Supporting 12 users in 64K of system memory. (OS, BASIC and user program space)  BASIC 4 and REXON.

Script BASIC can still run 95% of original Dartmouth BASIC code unmodified.
« Last Edit: January 15, 2019, 04:41:12 PM by John »

Offline John

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Re: BASIC
« Reply #138 on: January 15, 2019, 05:10:47 PM »
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LOL, I know not of any MS Windows build or distro that I would ever need to make work. I've enjoyed them all OOTB without stirring a finger.

Go figure now why every Windozer tends to call Linux not a real OS, really. ;D

While they post on their Android Linux or Apple Unix phones to a website running the same.

Windows is a presentation piece and shouldn't be viewed as a real operating system that does serious work on an enterprise level.



Offline AIR

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Re: BASIC
« Reply #139 on: January 15, 2019, 07:06:09 PM »
OS "Wars" are pointless.

I run macOS, Linux, AND Windows on my Mac laptop in a triple boot.  Each has their uses.  Each has their own unique idiosyncrasies.  Each requires thinking about how you do things since they are different.

So, the OS isn't the issue, the USER who bashes one and praises another is the issue.

Offline Mike Lobanovsky

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Re: BASIC
« Reply #140 on: January 16, 2019, 01:16:34 PM »
While they post on their Android Linux or Apple Unix phones to a website running the same.

Well, they must have something to do some sanitation for them after all, mustn't they? ;D

( Take it easy man, I'm just trolling. :) )
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Offline John

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Re: BASIC
« Reply #141 on: January 16, 2019, 07:02:44 PM »
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I'm just trolling.

We sure could use you coding instead. ;D