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What is the best BASIC Pocket Computer
03-30-2014, 01:46 PM
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RE: What is the best BASIC Pocket Computer
(03-30-2014 01:17 PM)Thomas Radtke Wrote:  
(03-30-2014 12:57 PM)Bill (Smithville NJ) Wrote:  Variable names are two characters or less.
The 1500 models allow for more characters while everything beyond the first two characters are disregarded. With some care one can have descriptive variable names.

The same is true for the PC-1600. I usually just maintain a text file that describes the variables - if there are very many. If only just a few, then a few REM statements will describe them at the start of the program.

But would be nice if they had allowed for longer variable names. Or if they had allowed the underscore character. Then could do something like T1_TOTAL with the system ignoring the _TOTAL in the variable name.

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