For questions about BASIC, a lightweight, high-level programming language favored in retro computer systems.
Use this tag for questions about the basic language.
Questions with this tag should be about the language in general. Dialect-specific questions should use the dialect-specific tags:
for example: applesoft-basic, atari-basic, color-basic and integer-basic.
BASIC is a contrived acronym of Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code.