BASIC stands for Quick Beginners All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code. It is one of the easy and popular high-level programming languages. It is a modified version of the BASIC family which was developed by Microsoft Corporation, USA in 1985 A.D. It uses Interpreter to translate high-level source code into machine code. QBASIC is very simple and easy to understand because it uses English-like words and common mathematical symbols. It is the best programming for beginners who want to learn and develop their careers in programming. It will be helpful to learn other high-level programming languages such as C, C++, Java, Python, etc. in the future. There are different versions of QBASIC among them QB64 is very much popular and the latest one.
We can easily run it on a windows computer. To download QBASIC interpreter visit: http://www.qb64.net/
After downloading the zip file. Extract it from any location and open the qb64 folder and double click on the qb64.exe file. you will get the QBASIC IDE (Integrated Development Environment).
CLS PRINT "Hello World !" END
Hello World !
We can also run QBASIC on different platform such and MAC and Linux OS.