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A powerful BASIC programming language
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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, Reaktor, and DHIS2.

11 developers on StackShare have stated that they use PureBasic.

PureBasic Integrations

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

PureBasic's Features

  • Huge set of internal commands (1600+) to quickly and easily build applications or games
  • Windows (x86 - x64), Linux (x86 - x64) and OS X (x86 - x64) support
  • BASIC programming language based keywords
  • Very fast BASIC compiler which creates highly optimized executables
  • No external DLLs, runtime interpreter or anything else required when creating executables
  • Procedure and structure support for advanced programming
  • Full unicode support
  • Built-in containers like array, list and map
  • Strong types, strong syntax to avoid programming mistakes
  • Namespace support for easy code reuse
  • Access to full OS API for advanced programmers

PureBasic Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to PureBasic?
Visual Basic
Visual Basic is derived from BASIC and enables the rapid application development (RAD) of graphical user interface (GUI) applications, access to databases using Data Access Objects, Remote Data Objects, or ActiveX Data Objects, and creation of ActiveX controls and objects.
Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
It is a Delphi compatible cross-platform IDE for Rapid Application Development. It has variety of components ready for use and a graphical form designer to easily create complex graphical user interfaces.
C lang
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
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PureBasic's Followers
20 developers follow PureBasic to keep up with related blogs and decisions.