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Chapter 1 Hello, Stinky Head > Baby Computers - Pg. 3

Chapter 1 Hello, Stinky Head Quick Basic is an old programming language that Microsoft invented to make programming a little easier for beginners. It started off as a language just called BASIC, which was invented in the 1960s. BASIC stands for this: B Beginner's A All-purpose S I Symbolic Instruction C Code BASIC is a programming language. By learning the language, you will be able to write programs that tell the computer to do something. You can even boss it around if you want! You can tell the computer nice things, or you can be mean, and it won't mind. Computers