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BASIC (Programming Language)

BASIC, which stands for “Beginner’s All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code”, is a programming language developed in the mid-1960s intended to provide computer students with a simple way to write programs. It eventually evolved into Microsoft’s Visual BASIC, an easy-to-use but fairly slow development environment that made creating new functionality easy for junior developers, though not performant. These days, Visual Basic .NET compiles into standard .NET Framework executables that are interchangeable with other languages.

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