Beginning Coding Using QBasic

The easiest way to learn programing fundamentals, perfect for computer labs, homeschool, or the true beginner.

Welcome to Beginning Coding Using QBasic. QBasic has been used for decades to teach programing fundamentals due to its low barrier to entry and easy syntax. It is the perfect language to learn first. In this class you will learn the fundamentals that are used in all programing languages. The same logic applies across all languages and QBasic is the easiest way to learn that logic. Once you have mastered QBasic, it is easier to start learning other languages.

What you’ll learn

  • Learn basic programing terms that apply to all programing languages.
  • Learn basic programing concepts that apply to all programing languages.
  • Learn QBasic syntax.
  • Create stand alone programs using QB64.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 5 lectures • 8min.
  • Your First Program –> 6 lectures • 13min.
  • Variables –> 7 lectures • 27min.
  • Input, Output, And Other Useful Tools –> 3 lectures • 11min.
  • IF Statements –> 16 lectures • 1hr 13min.
  • Math –> 2 lectures • 6min.
  • LOOPS –> 9 lectures • 35min.
  • Arrays –> 9 lectures • 1hr 4min.
  • Subroutines and Functions –> 11 lectures • 1hr 9min.
  • Graphics And Sound –> 7 lectures • 29min.

Beginning Coding Using QBasic

Requirements

  • Access to a Windows or Mac computer. A Mac will be used in class, but instructions for using a Windows computer are included..
  • A basic knowledge of how to use a keyboard and mouse. Knowledge of how to browse the internet is helpful..
  • No prior knowledge of programming needed. This course is designed for school age students and adults with no experience with programing..

Welcome to Beginning Coding Using QBasic. QBasic has been used for decades to teach programing fundamentals due to its low barrier to entry and easy syntax. It is the perfect language to learn first. In this class you will learn the fundamentals that are used in all programing languages. The same logic applies across all languages and QBasic is the easiest way to learn that logic. Once you have mastered QBasic, it is easier to start learning other languages.

In this class we will learn about variables, datatypes, logic statements, loops, graphics, and much, much more. When you are finished you will have the skills you need to quickly learn any programing language. QBasic is a lot of fun to play and learn with.

This class is geared towards the beginner, no prior knowledge of programing is needed. However, it is perfect for someone who wants to review the basics, or just wants to learn the QBasic language. I created this course with homeschool students, traditional school computer labs, and hobbyists in mind, by really, anyone who wants to learn programming will fit right in.

My name is Tim Borkert. I am an Independent Game Developer and Educator. I have been teaching students to program for over 20 years. I’m looking forward to being alongside while you learn how to program.

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