BASIC-PLUS is a historical programming language created in 1975. BASIC-PLUS was an extended dialect of the BASIC programming language developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) for use on its RSTS/E time-sharing operating system for the PDP-11 series of 16-bit minicomputers in the early 1970s through the 1980s. BASIC-PLUS is based very closely on the original Dartmouth BASIC, although it added a number of new structures. In turn, BASIC-PLUS was the version that the original Microsoft BASIC was patterned.The language was later rewritten as a true compiler as BASIC-Plus-2, and was ported to the VAX-11 platform as that machine's native BASIC implementation. Read more on Wikipedia...
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- BASIC-PLUS first appeared in 1975
- See also: basic, dartmouth-basic, microsoft-basic, hp-basic-for-openvms
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Last updated December 10th, 2019