Notable New iPad Apps: techBASIC – BASIC Programming on the iPad

Share This:

techBASIC looks very cool and like tons of fun if you’re a programmer type with an iPad (or iPhone). Here’s a bit of its App Store intro:

Program your iPhone/iPad with techBASIC.
techBASIC is a powerful matrix-rich version of the famously easy to use BASIC programming language. techBASIC’s impressive collection of built-in features let you create apps with controls, gather data from sensors internal and external to the iPhone/iPad, and to display these results with stunning interactive graphics.

And some of its notable features:

BASIC Programming
   • Create apps with all of the standard iOS controls
   • 43 statements
   • 41 functions
   • 34 classes with 362 methods, including controls, graphics and sensor data collection
   • Step and trace debugger
      ° Set breakpoints with a tap
      ° See current variables, both local and global
      ° See everything in a variable, even large matrices
   • Array and matrix commands like matrix inversion, determinants, matrix arithmetic and more.

Collect Data
   • Collect, analyze and display data right on your iPhone/iPad
   • Access to the accelerometer, magnetometer and gyroscope
   • Get the current location and heading
   • Collect data from outside sensors using HiJack

I’m not a programmer type at all so I won’t be trying this one out. If any of you get a chance to give it a go it would be great to hear what you think of it.

Here’s an App Store link for techBASIC; it’s priced at $14.99.


Patrick Jordan

Founder and Editor in Chief of iPad Insight. Husband, father to a lovely daughter, Commander of the Armies of the North, dog lover (especially Labs), Austinite, former Londoner, IT consultant, huge sports nut, iPad and mobile tech blogger, mobile apps junkie.

More Posts

Follow Me: TwitterFacebookGoogle Plus

Share This:

One thought on “Notable New iPad Apps: techBASIC – BASIC Programming on the iPad”

Comments are closed.