Meaning of BASIC in English

B eginner's A ll-purpose S ymbolic I nstruction C ode. A very popular programming language developed by John Kemeny and Thomas Kurtz at Dartmouth College in the 1960's. Their have been a number of implementations of basic over the years including :-

Tiny Basic

Microsoft Basic


Integer Basic

Applesoft Basic

GW Basic

Turbo Basic

Microsoft QuickBasic

Historically, basic has been the programming language with which most people have got their first experience of programming.

English glossary of Internet and PC terminology.      Английский глоссарий Интернет и ПК терминологии.