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Old 01 September 2010, 13:47   #1
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Amiga basics?

Any amiga basics that produce standalone executables?
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Old 01 September 2010, 13:53   #2
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Give Blitz Basic 2 a try
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Old 01 September 2010, 13:54   #3
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Try GFA Basic. I know one good game for Amiga in this language so standalone exe must be possible.
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Old 01 September 2010, 18:39   #4
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AMOS Basic has a compiler (but people have mixed opinions about AMOS Basic...)
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I bet in AmiBlitz3 very powerful
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Old 05 September 2010, 03:35   #6
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Thanks guys i'll give them a go!

I found a copy of the discs for Hisoft Basic in a pile of discs I bought second hand. I've installed it but without a manual I can only get so far. Any way, it does have an option to compile, and I assume this means compile the source to a free-standing executable. Yet when I do this, a window quickly appears and disappears (too quick to read) and i have no idea where the compiled executable is saved. Can anyone assist me, as from the examples, Hisoft Basic looks very standard and could me meet my simple needs.
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Old 05 September 2010, 05:06   #7
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Read more on the following postings from Josh on this link; http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=51565 Maybe that will be of help for you.
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Old 08 September 2010, 04:02   #8
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Thank you all. Especially ma693541. I found a blitz manual there. Seems a little "non-standard" but nothing too radical.

I did work out how to get HiSoft Basic to compile a stand-alone exccutable: Under the Compile menu theres a "To disk?" menu entry which needs to be ticked by selecting it. It then compiles the executable in the same location as the source and automatically gives it a name.

Would be nice if anyone has a HiSoft Basic manual for sale, or put up a pdf in the zone?
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