BASIC

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BASIC

The programming language BASIC was one of these crazy languages, which all small computers had those days. Though everybody was crying about how bad the language was (in its structure) - it fills its main purpose: a programming language for the beginners.

The RC2014 has an implementation of the NASCOM-BASIC, which is available in source and can be adapted. I only needs about 8K and offers a basic set of known BASIC commands. If you have 64 K of RAM, you may get a free space for BASIC program of about 56 K, which is pretty good.

The only problem I have with its implementation - you have no access to the CF-module, so storing your data or programs is not very comfortable.