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What is PureBasic?

It is a commercially distributed procedural computer programming language and integrated development environment based on BASIC and developed by Fantaisie Software for Windows 32/64-bit, Linux 32/64-bit, and macOS.
PureBasic is a tool in the Languages category of a tech stack.

Who uses PureBasic?

7 companies reportedly use PureBasic in their tech stacks, including Tanium, JW Player, and DHIS2.

PureBasic Integrations

Git, Visual Basic, Windows, macOS, and Linux are some of the popular tools that integrate with PureBasic. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with PureBasic.

Why developers like PureBasic?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use PureBasic
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PureBasic's Features

  • Huge set of internal commands (1400+) to quickly and easily build any application or game
  • All BASIC keywords are supported
  • Very fast compiler which creates highly optimized executables
  • No external DLLs, runtime interpreter or anything else required when creating executables
  • Procedure support for structured programming with local and global variables
  • Full unicode support
  • Access to full OS API for advanced programmers
  • Easy but very fast 2D game support through dedicated libraries (DirectX, SDL, ...)
  • Easy and high quality 3D support based on OGRE

PureBasic Alternatives & Comparisons

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PureBasic's Followers
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