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QBasic

QBasic (Microsoft Quick Beginners All purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) is an IDE and interpreter for a variety of the BASIC programming language which is based on QuickBASIC. [1]

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Artillery game

Artillery games are early two or three-player (usually turn-based) video games involving tanks fighting each other in combat or similar.

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BASIC

BASIC (an acronym for Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) is a family of general-purpose, high-level programming languages whose design philosophy emphasizes ease of use.

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Bochs

Bochs (pronounced "box") is a portable IA-32 and x86-64 IBM PC compatible emulator and debugger mostly written in C++ and distributed as free software under the GNU Lesser General Public License.

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Debugger

A debugger or debugging tool is a computer program that is used to test and debug other programs (the "target" program).

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DOS

DOS, short for disk operating system, is an acronym for several computer operating systems that were operated by using the command line.

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DOSBox

DOSBox is an emulator program that emulates an IBM PC compatible computer running a DOS operating system.

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DOSEMU

DOSEMU, alternatively rendered dosemu, is a compatibility layer software package that enables MS-DOS systems, DOS clones such as FreeDOS or DR-DOS, and DOS software to run under Linux on x86-based PCs (IBM PC compatible computers).

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Easter egg (media)

An Easter egg is an intentional inside joke, hidden message, or feature in an interactive work such as a computer program, video game or DVD menu screen.

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EComStation

eComStation or eCS is a PC operating system based on OS/2, published by Serenity Systems and Mensys BV and currently owned and developed by XEU.com.

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FreeBSD

FreeBSD is a free Unix-like operating system descended from Research Unix via the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD).

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Gorillas (video game)

Gorillas is a video game first distributed with MS-DOS 5 and published in 1991 by IBM corporation.

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GW-BASIC

GW-BASIC is a dialect of the BASIC programming language developed by Microsoft from BASICA, originally for Compaq.

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IBM

International Business Machines Corporation (commonly referred to as IBM) is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York.

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IBM PC DOS

IBM PC DOS (Acronym for International Business Machines Corporation Personal Computer Disk Operating System) was an operating system for the IBM Personal Computer, manufactured and sold by IBM from the 1980s to the 2000s.

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Indie game

Independent video games (commonly referred to as indie games) are video games created by individuals or small teams generally without video game publisher financial support.

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Integrated development environment

An integrated development environment (IDE) is a software application that provides comprehensive facilities to computer programmers for software development.

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Intel 80286

The Intel 80286 (also marketed as the iAPX 286 (page 1-1) and often called Intel 286) is a 16-bit microprocessor that was introduced on 1 February 1982.

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Intel 8086

The 8086 ("eighty eighty-six", also called iAPX 86) (page 1-1) is a 16-bit microprocessor chip designed by Intel between early 1976 and mid-1978, when it was released.

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Intel 8088

The Intel 8088 ("eighty-eighty-eight", also called iAPX 88) (page 1-1) microprocessor is a variant of the Intel 8086.

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Interpreted language

An interpreted language is a programming language for which most of its implementations execute instructions directly, without previously compiling a program into machine-language instructions.

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Label (computer science)

A label in a programming language is a sequence of characters that identifies a location within source code.

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Line number

In computing, a line number is a method used to specify a particular sequence of characters in a text file.

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Linux

Linux (pronounced or, less frequently) is a Unix-like and mostly POSIX-compliant computer operating system (OS) assembled under the model of free and open-source software development and distribution.

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Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation (commonly referred to as Microsoft) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Redmond, Washington, that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services.

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Microsoft Small Basic

Microsoft Small Basic is a programming language and associated IDE.

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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows (or simply Windows) is a metafamily of graphical operating systems developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.

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Modular programming

Modular programming is a software design technique that emphasizes separating the functionality of a program into independent, interchangeable modules, such that each contains everything necessary to execute only one aspect of the desired functionality.

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MS-DOS

MS-DOS (acronym for Microsoft Disk Operating System) is an operating system for x86-based personal computers mostly developed by Microsoft.

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MS-DOS Editor

MS-DOS Editor, commonly just called edit, is a character-based text editor that comes with MS-DOS (since version 5) and 32-bit versions of Microsoft Windows.

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Nibbles (video game)

Nibbles is a simple video game and variant of Snake.

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OS/2

OS/2 is a series of computer operating systems, initially created by Microsoft and IBM, then later developed by IBM exclusively.

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PC World

PC World, stylized PCWorld, is a global computer magazine published monthly by IDG.

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Procedural programming

Procedural programming is a programming paradigm, derived from structured programming, based upon the concept of the procedure call.

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Proprietary software

Proprietary software, non-free software (in the sense of missing freedoms), or closed-source software is software, where the developers or distributors reserve all freedoms and rights.

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QB64

QB64 (originally QB32) is a self-hosting BASIC compiler for Microsoft Windows, Linux and Mac OS X, designed to be compatible with Microsoft QBasic and QuickBASIC.

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QuickBASIC

Microsoft QuickBASIC (also QB) is an Integrated Development Environment (or IDE) and compiler for the BASIC programming language that was developed by Microsoft.

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Record (computer science)

In computer science, a record (also called struct or compound data) is a basic data structure (a tuple may or may not be considered a record, and vice versa, depending on conventions and the programming language at hand).

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Snake (video game)

Snake is a game where the player maneuvers a line which grows in length, with the line itself being a primary obstacle.

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Structured programming

Structured programming is a programming paradigm aimed at improving the clarity, quality, and development time of a computer program by making extensive use of subroutines, block structures and for and while loops—in contrast to using simple tests and jumps such as the goto statement which could lead to "spaghetti code" which is difficult both to follow and to maintain.

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Subroutine

In computer programming, a subroutine is a sequence of program instructions that perform a specific task, packaged as a unit.

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Turbo button

On personal computers, the turbo button is a button which provides two run states for the computer, normal (full) speed, or a reduced speed.

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While loop

In most computer programming languages, a while loop is a control flow statement that allows code to be executed repeatedly based on a given boolean condition.

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Windows 2000

Windows 2000 is an operating system for use on both client and server computers.

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Windows 95

Windows 95 (codenamed Chicago) is a consumer-oriented operating system developed by Microsoft.

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Windows 98

Windows 98 (codenamed Memphis) is a graphical operating system by Microsoft.

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Windows ME

Windows Millennium Edition, or Windows ME (marketed with the pronunciation of the pronoun "me", but commonly pronounced as an initialism, "M-E"), is a graphical operating system from Microsoft released to manufacturing in June 2000, and launched in September 2000.

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Windows NT 3.1

Windows NT 3.1 is a 32-bit operating system developed by Microsoft.

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Windows NT 4.0

Windows NT 4.0 is a preemptively multitasked, graphical operating system, designed to work with either uniprocessor or symmetric multi-processor computers.

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Windows XP

Windows XP (codenamed Whistler) is a personal computer operating system that was produced by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/QBasic

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