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Custom PC Hardware - Recently Added
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Recent application Mini USB LCD display 25, October, 2020 Custom PC Build - LCD display
LCD display with backpack enabled for USB communication
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4 mins No Link
Recent application Snippets - Comm command and USB communication 25, October, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video is an introduction to the Comm command to communicate with a LCD display using USB from within your PowerBasic applications
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9 mins Download link
Recent application WinLIFT skinned windows 24, October, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler - 3rd Party add on for customizing windows
An introduction to the WinLift add-on to radically change the look of the dialogs in your application
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9 mins Download link
Recent application Design - Creation of the Clusters Task Service
Setting up the connection to SQL server
19, October, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Design
Part 3 of a series on applications of computer clusters
Creation of the Task service to connect to SQL server for the Cluster processing
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Recent application Snippets - Compile options 11, October, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video is an overview of compile options within your PowerBasic applications
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Recent application Design - Installing MS SQL Server Express
SQL Server relational database installion
09, October, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Design
Part 2 of a series on applications of computer clusters
Installation of SQL Server Express
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10 mins No Link
Recent application Snippets - Try-Catch error trapping 08, October, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video is an overview of error trapping using Try-Catch within your PowerBasic applications
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12 mins Download link
Recent application Snippets - Min and Max functions 07, October, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video is an overview of Min and Max functions within your PowerBasic applications
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9 mins Download link
Recent application Odroid H2 Project
Operational use
05, October, 2020 Custom PC Build - Rack Mounted
Odroid H2 - connection to the new network switch ready for operational use
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Recent application Design - creating applications to run on clustered computers
part 1
05, October, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Design
Part 1 of a series on applications of computer clusters
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8 mins No Link
Recent application Odroid H2 Project
Populating the second frame with Odroids
28, September, 2020 Custom PC Build - Rack Mounted
Odroid H2 - fitting two Odroids to the second frame and connecting to the new power supply
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Recent application Snippets - Register variables 26, September, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video is an overview of Register variables within your PowerBasic applications
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These videos cover topics specific to the PowerBasic Console compiler

PowerBasic Console compiler
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Console application File & String Parsing
Part 1
18, August, 2019 PowerBasic Console Compiler tutorial Part 1
This introductory video covers the reading and parsing out of data from a file with the PowerBASIC Console Compiler.
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Console application File & String Parsing
with a library Part 2
20, August, 2019 PowerBasic Console Compiler tutorial Part 2
This video continues on from part 1 with the reading and parsing out the data in a file with the PowerBASIC Console Compiler and making use of a library.
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Console application File & String Parsing
Part 3
21, August, 2019 PowerBasic Console Compiler tutorial Part 3
This video continues on from part 2 with the reading and extracting data from a file using string handling and outputting to another file with the PowerBASIC Console Compiler
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Console application String & Array handling 22, August, 2019 PowerBasic Console Compiler tutorial Part 4
This video continues on from part 3 with the reading and extracting data from a file into an Array with the PowerBASIC Console Compiler and making use of library functions to manipulate and save it.
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Console application User Defined Types & String Parsing 24, August, 2019 PowerBasic Console Compiler tutorial Part 5
This video continues on from part 4 with the reading and extracting data from a file into an Array, with the PowerBASIC Console Compiler, and making use of a User Defined Type and some more string functions to manipulate data.
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Console application Randomized data creation 25, August, 2019 PowerBasic Console Compiler tutorial Part 6
This video continues on from part 5 creating randomized bulk data, with the PowerBASIC Console Compiler and making use of generic library functions to create and save it.
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Console application Graphics windows 28, August, 2019 PowerBasic Console Compiler tutorial Part 7
This video continues on from part 6 creating a Graphics Window instead of a console window with the PowerBASIC Console Compiler.
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Console application Program versioning 29, August, 2019 PowerBasic Console Compiler tutorial Part 8
This video continues on from part 7 creating a Resource include file adding version information and an icon to our application with the PowerBASIC Console Compiler.
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Console application Static Linked Libraries 30, August, 2019 PowerBasic Console Compiler tutorial Part 9
This video continues on from part 8 creating a Static Linked library file from one of the include files used in the last video and compiling this all into the application using the PowerBASIC Console Compiler.
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Console application Thread Handling 08, September, 2019 PowerBasic Console Compiler tutorial Part 10
This video continues on from part 9 creating a new application to query our dataset with a threaded function using the PowerBASIC Console Compiler.
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Console application Measuring code efficiency 11, September, 2019 PowerBasic Console Compiler tutorial Part 11
This video creates a new application in which we explore how to determine the efficiency of your code using the PowerBASIC Console Compiler.
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Console application UDP comunications 13, September, 2019 PowerBasic Console Compiler tutorial Part 12
This video creates two new applications in which we explore how you can communicate between two applications, running on different computers, using UDP and the PowerBASIC Console Compiler.
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Console application Client-Server with UDP 15, September, 2019 PowerBasic Console Compiler tutorial Part 13
This video creates take what we worked on in previous videos and creates a server application that generates random data and accepts UDP queries from a client application using the PowerBASIC Console Compiler.
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Console application Array manipulation
Part 1
16, September, 2019 PowerBasic Console Compiler tutorial Part 14
This video looks into the creation, accessing and manipulation of Arrays (Part 1).
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Console application Array manipulation
Part 2
21, September, 2019 PowerBasic Console Compiler tutorial Part 15
This video looks into the creation, accessing and manipulation of Arrays (Part 2).
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Console application Creating and using a Class 22, September, 2019 PowerBasic Console Compiler tutorial Part 16
This video looks into the creation, accessing and manipulation of Classes within the PowerBasic Console Compiler
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Console application Code Libraries 29, September, 2019 PowerBasic Console Compiler tutorial Part 17
This video looks into the creation of Code Libraries within the PowerBasic Console Compiler
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Console application String handling & variables 30, September, 2019 PowerBasic Console Compiler tutorial Part 18
This video looks into the creation, accessing and manipulation of String Variables within the PowerBasic Console Compiler
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Console application CGI Web Apps
Part 1
22, December, 2019 PowerBasic Console Compiler tutorial Part 19
This video looks at the creation of your first CGI Web application with the PowerBasic Console Compiler
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Console application CGI Web Apps Part 2
AJAX CGI application
28, December, 2019 PowerBasic Console Compiler tutorial Part 20
This video looks at the creation of a CGI Web application using AJAX with the PowerBasic Console Compiler
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Console application Graphics windows
Game of Life
26, January, 2020 PowerBasic Console Compiler tutorial Part 21
This video uses a Graphic window to recreate the Game of Life with the PowerBasic Console Compiler
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These videos cover topics specific to the PowerBasic Windows compiler

PowerBasic Windows compiler
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Windows application Creating Form dialogs
Part 1
29, September, 2019 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 1
This video looks into the creation of form dialogs within the PowerBasic Windows Compiler
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Windows application Creating Form dialogs
Part 2
30, September, 2019 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 2
This video looks into the creation of form dialogs within the PowerBasic Windows Compiler
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Windows application Combo boxes & Graphics objects 05, October, 2019 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 3
This video extends the work done in the last video, added another Combo box, a search button and a Pie Chart.
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Windows application List views 11, October, 2019 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 4
In this video we will be adding a list view report grid to the code we were working on in the last video, in the PowerBasic Windows compiler.
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Windows application Check boxes, text boxes & List views 12, October, 2019 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 5
In this video we add a check box and text box to restrict the number of rows brought back in the search application created in the last video
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Windows application Enhancing a List view 13, October, 2019 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 6
In this video we add some colour to the Listview created in the last video and the option to sort the data
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Windows application Creating a Web Server 25, October, 2019 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 7
In this video we will create a basic Web Server
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Windows application Exploring SAPI and computer speech 26, October, 2019 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 8
In this video we explore SAPI to let our programs speak
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Windows application Embedding HTML 27, October, 2019 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 9
In this video we embed HTML inside a form
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Windows application Embedding HTML and CSS 02, November, 2019 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 10
In this video we embed a CSS (Cascading Style Sheet) file inside our executable and use it to format the HTML page on our form
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Windows application Adding a Toolbar to Forms 03, November, 2019 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 11
In this video we add a Toolbar to the application created in the last video
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Windows application Adding a URL hyperlink to Forms 04, November, 2019 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 12
In this video we add a URL Hyperlink in a rich text box to the application created in the last video
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Windows application Adding colour to text in a Rich Edit control 05, November, 2019 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 13
In this video we add colour to a section of text in a rich text box to the application created in the last video
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Windows application Adding and populating Date controls 16, November, 2019 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 14
In this video we add a new form with Date controls to the application created in the last video
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Windows application Creating a Find Files Utility 17, November, 2019 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 15
In this video we create a File Finding Utility that can search for a word or phrase inside files in a recursive search
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Windows application Completing the Find Files Utility 23, November, 2019 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 16
In this video we put the finishing touches to the File Finding Utility created in the Part 15 video
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Windows application Form Menus 24, November, 2019 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 17
In this video we explore Menus on forms based on the application created in Part 10 of this tutorial
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Windows application Form field validation 30, November, 2019 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 18
In this video we explore validation of user input on forms
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Windows application Creation of generic colour picker control 01, December, 2019 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 19
In this video we create a generic colour picker control for use on any form
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Windows application Enhancement of generic colour picker control 07, December, 2019 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 20
In this video we enhance the generic colour picker control created in the last video
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Windows application Creation of generic font picker control 14, December, 2019 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 21
In this video we create a generic font picker control for use on any form
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Windows application The use of generic colour picker control 15, December, 2019 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 22
In this video we use the generic colour picker control to add new functionality to our HTML chart application
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Windows application Building the SVG chart
Part 1
21, December, 2019 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 23
In this video we start to create the SVG charts on an html page using the application created in the part 22 video
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Windows application Building the SVG chart
Part 2
26, December, 2019 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 24
In this video we contrinue the creation of SVG charts on a html page using the application created in the part 23 video
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Windows application Tab controls 08, January, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 25
In this video we add a Tab control to the application created in the part 24 video
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Windows application Form Enhancements 11, January, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 26
In this video we enhance the look of the form in the application created in the part 25 video
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Windows application Marquee Control 12, January, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 27
In this video we add a marquee control to enhance the look of the form in the application created in the part 26 video
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Windows application Dynamic Link Libraries 19, January, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 28
In this video we will create a simple Dynamic Link Library (DLL)
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Windows application Dynamic Link Libraries
Part 2
25, January, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 29
In this video we will create a more complex Dynamic Link Library (DLL)
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Windows application Loading JPG, PNG & GIF files 18, February, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 30
In this video we will will cover how to load graphics images, JPG, PNG & GIF files into dialogs
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Windows application Tree Controls part 1 07, March, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 31
In this video we will cover how to use Tree controls
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Windows application Graphics Masks 26, April, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 32
In this video we will cover how to use Masks with the Graphics control
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Windows application Graphics Masks and Maps 02, May, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 33
In this video we will build on our use of Masks with the Graphics control to create Game Maps
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Windows application Graphics Masks,Maps and Game code 03, May, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial Part 34
In this video we will build on our use of Masks with the Graphics control to enhance our Game Maps
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Windows application Snippets - Option buttons 24, May, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler - Snippet video
This video covers the use of Optiion buttons with the PowerBasic Windows compilers.
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Windows application Design - the basics of designing Windows applications 25, July, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler tutorial
Basic design concepts
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Windows application Snippets - Windows screen metrics 04, August, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler - Snippet video
Determining screen resolution, number of monitors and other metrics in your Windows application
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These videos cover topics specific to the PowerBasic Console & Windows compiler

PowerBasic Console & Windows compiler
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Both application Numeric Variables 29, December, 2019 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Numeric Variables
This video covers the definition and use of Numeric Variables within both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers
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Both application String Variables 30, December, 2019 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - String Variables
This video covers the definition and use of String Variables within both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Arrays 02, January, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Arrays
This video covers the definition and use of Arrays within both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application UDTs 03, January, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - UDTs
This video covers the definition and use of User Defined Types within both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Subroutines and Functions 06, January, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Subroutines & Functions
This video covers the definition and use of Subroutines and Functions within both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Parameters for Subroutines and functions 07, January, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Parameters for Subroutines & Functions
This video covers the definition and use of Parameters for Subroutines and Functions within both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Parse String command 10, January, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Parse String command
This video covers the use of the Parse string command within both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Arrays and CSV files 02, February, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Arrays and CSV files
This video covers reading CSV files into Arrays using either the PowerBasic Windows or Console compilers.
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Both application Pathscan function 08, February, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - PathScan function
This video covers the PowerBasic Pathscan function
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Both application Bulk String Replacing 17, February, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Bulk string replacement in files
This video covers the use of the Replace command to bulk replace strings within files within both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Shell Command 23, February, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - the Shell command
This video covers the use of the Shell command within both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Extended Shell Command 25, February, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - going beyond the Shell command
This video covers going beyond the basic shell command within both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Turning Numeric values to Strings 26, February, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Converting Numeric values into Strings
This video covers the methods of how to turn numeric variables into strings within both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Date Handling
Part 1
15, March, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Date Handling
This video covers the use of the PowerTime object within both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Date Handling
Part 2
22, March, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Date Handling
This video covers an alternative method of date manipulation for use with both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Snippets - For Next Loops 07, May, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video covers the For Next loop with both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Snippets - While Loops 08, May, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video covers the While loop with both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Snippets - Do Loops 09, May, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video covers the Do loop with both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Snippets - Prefix command 15, May, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video covers the Prefix command with both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Snippets - Array Sort command 17, May, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video covers the Array Sort command with both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Snippets - Debugging your application 30, May, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video covers debugging your application with both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Snippets - Building strings in your application 07, June, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video covers building strings in your application with both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Snippets - Using Power Collections in your application
Part 1
14, June, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video covers using Power Collections in your application with both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Snippets - Using Power Collections in your application
Part 2
21, June, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video covers saving and loading Collections in your application with both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Snippets - Using Power Collections in your application
Part 3
27, June, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video covers Collections with more than one record type in your application with both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Snippets - Connecting to Web APIs in your application 04, July, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video covers connecting to a Web API and returning information with both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Snippets - Parsing JSON putput from Web APIs in your application 04, July, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video covers parsing the JSON output from a Web API with both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Snippets - Computer Forensics 11, July, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video covers basic computer forensics with both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Snippets - Playing WAV files 21, July, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video covers playing wave files with both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Snippets - Printing to Paper & PDF files 03, August, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video covers printing to both paper and PDF files with both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Snippets - Command line parameters 09, August, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video covers using command line parameters with both the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Snippets - Command line compilation 15, August, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video covers using command line compilation with the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Snippets - Code Templates 16, August, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video covers creating and using code Templates with the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Continuous Integration - Command line compilation part 2 22, August, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Continuous Integration video
This video covers creating an application to autobuild your applications with the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Snippets - Graphic Polygons 28, August, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video is an introduction to Graphics Polygons with the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Snippets - Graphic Polygons for maps 30, August, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video illustrates the use of Graphics Polygons to create maps with the PowerBasic Windows and Console compilers.
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Both application Snippets - GUIDs 06, September, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video is an overview of GUIDS, globally unique identifiers within your PowerBasic applications
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Both application Snippets - Graphics Windows and commands 19, September, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video covers the use of a Graphic window and commands to create a Contact simulator
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Both application Snippets - Graphics Windows Contact simulator 21, September, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video is a recording of a 14 day Contact simulator
code covered in previous video
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Both application Snippets - Register variables 26, September, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video is an overview of Register variables within your PowerBasic applications
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Both application Design - creating applications to run on clustered computers
part 1
05, October, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Design
Part 1 of a series on applications of computer clusters
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8 mins No Link
Both application Snippets - Min and Max functions 07, October, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video is an overview of Min and Max functions within your PowerBasic applications
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9 mins Download link
Both application Snippets - Try-Catch error trapping 08, October, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video is an overview of error trapping using Try-Catch within your PowerBasic applications
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Both application Design - Installing MS SQL Server Express
SQL Server relational database installion
09, October, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Design
Part 2 of a series on applications of computer clusters
Installation of SQL Server Express
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10 mins No Link
Both application Snippets - Compile options 11, October, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video is an overview of compile options within your PowerBasic applications
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14 mins Download link
Both application Design - Creation of the Clusters Task Service
Setting up the connection to SQL server
19, October, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Design
Part 3 of a series on applications of computer clusters
Creation of the Task service to connect to SQL server for the Cluster processing
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Both application Snippets - Comm command and USB communication 25, October, 2020 PowerBasic Window & Console Compilers - Snippet video
This video is an introduction to the Comm command to communicate with a LCD display using USB from within your PowerBasic applications
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Custom PC Hardware
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Hardware application Rack Mounted Warp computer 02, February, 2020 Custom PC Build - Rack Mounted
Low power compact worker PC
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Hardware application Compact Media computer 09, February, 2020 Custom PC Build - Media Computer
Low power compact media PC
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Hardware application Rack Mounted Network Storage computer 15, February, 2020 Custom PC Build - Rack Mounted NAS
Network attached Storage computer
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Hardware application Rack Mounted Development & Protein folder computer 22, February, 2020 Custom PC Build - Rack Mounted Workstation
Development Windows computer which can be used for Protein folding
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Hardware application Rack Mounted Video editing computer 26, February, 2020 Custom PC Build - Rack Mounted Video Editor Workstation
Video Editing workstation for use with Davinci Resolve 16
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Hardware application Rack Mounted Network Storage computer - NAS 2 28, June, 2020 Custom PC Build - Rack Mounted NAS
Network attached Storage computer
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Hardware application Odroid H2 Project
Introduction and Win 10 Pro installation
26, July, 2020 Custom PC Build - Rack Mounted
Odroid H2 overview
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Hardware application Odroid H2 Project
Building the rack, cooling and booting into Win10
01, August, 2020 Custom PC Build - Rack Mounted
Odroid H2 fan fitting, first look at the rack and check on thermals and performance
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Hardware application Odroid H2 Project
Adding the power supply and power switch
08, August, 2020 Custom PC Build - Rack Mounted
Odroid H2 adding the HDPlex psu and power switch - getting the frame ready for second Odroid board
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Hardware application Odroid H2 Project
Adding the second computer
23, August, 2020 Custom PC Build - Rack Mounted
Odroid H2 adding the second computer into the rack frame
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Hardware application Odroid H2 Project
Monitoring the thermals
29, August, 2020 Custom PC Build - Rack Mounted
Odroid H2 - monitoring the thermal performance of our cooling solution in the rack
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Hardware application Odroid H2 Project
Building the second frame
06, September, 2020 Custom PC Build - Rack Mounted
Odroid H2 - building the second frame and adding the new power supply
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Hardware application Odroid H2 Project
Populating the second frame with Odroids
28, September, 2020 Custom PC Build - Rack Mounted
Odroid H2 - fitting two Odroids to the second frame and connecting to the new power supply
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Hardware application Odroid H2 Project
Operational use
05, October, 2020 Custom PC Build - Rack Mounted
Odroid H2 - connection to the new network switch ready for operational use
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Hardware application Mini USB LCD display 25, October, 2020 Custom PC Build - LCD display
LCD display with backpack enabled for USB communication
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4 mins No Link

These videos cover topics specific to the PB Windows compiler - 3rd Party Addons

PB Windows compiler - 3rd Party Addons
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Win 3rd Party application Layout32 Resize Library 27, February, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler - 3rd Party add on from Prometheus Software
An introduction to the Layout32 add-on, which is a rule based, control resize/move library for your form controls
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Win 3rd Party application RMChart Charting Utility 28, February, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler - 3rd Party add on RM Chart from Rainer Morgen
An introduction to RM Chart DLL which is a chart generator
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Win 3rd Party application RMChart Generic Pie chart generator 29, February, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler - 3rd Party add on RM Chart from Rainer Morgen
An implementation of a generic Pie chart generator
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Win 3rd Party application Layout32 Resize Library
part 2 Dynamic forms
14, March, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler - 3rd Party add on from Prometheus Software
An introduction to the Layout32 add-on, which is a rule based, control resize/move library for your form controls in a dynamic form
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Win 3rd Party application RMChart Generic Bar chart generator 23, March, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler - 3rd Party add on RM Chart from Rainer Morgen
An implementation of a generic Bar chart generator
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Win 3rd Party application RMChart Active chart application 27, March, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler - 3rd Party add on RM Chart from Rainer Morgen
In this video we create an active chart using the RMChart DLL which is a chart generator
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Win 3rd Party application SQL Tools part 5
Population of Combo box from a SQL query
28, March, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler - 3rd Party add on from Perfect Sync
Auto populating a Combo box with a SQL query using the SQL Tools add-on, which is a library to allow you to access SQL based relational databases.
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Win 3rd Party application MLG custom grid utility
Introduction
10, May, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler - 3rd Party add on for custom grids
An introduction to the MLG custom grid add-on to provide one or more grids on your forms.
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Win 3rd Party application MLG custom grid utility
Part 2 adding a grid to your dialog
16, May, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler - 3rd Party add on for custom grids
How to add the MLG custom grid to your forms.
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Win 3rd Party application MLG custom grid utility
Part 3 configuring the grid on your dialog
31, May, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler - 3rd Party add on for custom grids
How to configure the MLG custom grid
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Win 3rd Party application MLG custom grid utility
Part 4 configuring the grid on your dialog
06, June, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler - 3rd Party add on for custom grids
How to configure the MLG custom grid with dropdowns in cells
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Win 3rd Party application MLG custom grid utility
Part 5 adding colour to your grid rows
13, June, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler - 3rd Party add on for custom grids
How to configure the MLG custom grid to colour alternate grid rows
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Win 3rd Party application MLG custom grid utility
Part 6 using the SLL for MLG
03, July, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler - 3rd Party add on for custom grids
How to use the SLL for MLG to add custom grids to your applications
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Win 3rd Party application MLG custom grid utility
Part 7 Dynamic grid configuration
12, July, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler - 3rd Party add on for custom grids
How to change the number of rows and columns on your grid during the run of your application
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Win 3rd Party application WinLIFT skinned windows 24, October, 2020 PowerBasic Windows Compiler - 3rd Party add on for customizing windows
An introduction to the WinLift add-on to radically change the look of the dialogs in your application
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Both 3rd Party application SQL Tools Introduction 20, March, 2020 PowerBasic Windows and Console Compiler - 3rd Party add on from Perfect Sync
An introduction to using the SQL Tools add-on, which is a library to allow you to access SQL based relational databases.
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Both 3rd Party application SQL Tools part 2
Connecting to multiple databases
24, March, 2020 PowerBasic Windows and Console Compiler - 3rd Party add on from Perfect Sync
Connecting to mutiple databases using the SQL Tools add-on, which is a library to allow you to access SQL based relational databases.
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Both 3rd Party application SQL Tools part 3
Running a SQL query
25, March, 2020 PowerBasic Windows and Console Compiler - 3rd Party add on from Perfect Sync
Running a SQL query using the SQL Tools add-on, which is a library to allow you to access SQL based relational databases.
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Both 3rd Party application SQL Tools part 4
Running generic SQL queries
26, March, 2020 PowerBasic Windows and Console Compiler - 3rd Party add on from Perfect Sync
Creating and running a generic SQL query using the SQL Tools add-on, which is a library to allow you to access SQL based relational databases.
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