DarkBASIC Professional Tutorials We proudly present our first batch of tutorials for DarkBASIC. At the start of we decided to open source DarkBasic Professional and give it to the Syntax formatting. Online help. Showcase examples. Tutorials. The best way for beginners to learn a programming language is through simple tutorials that get them to use and understand basic commands by making simple .

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Place these lines of code inbetween the sprite command and the sync command.

This is our first program: To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: These are going to tell the computer the tuorials on the screen to draw our player sprite. Now to the meat of the game, the game loop. Sync rate 60 tells the daekbasic at what frame rate we should be refreshing the screen.

At the start of we decided to open source DarkBasic Professional and give it to the community to evolve and control.

Dark Basic Professional Beginner’s Tutorials

We expect to have more details mid-February. What do I need to do to get started? Home I have a youtube channel with over Project Videos! DarkBasic is the answer for you! We frequently updated the product and it grew to include many powerful game making features. The program makes it easy, and with a handful of impressive examples you can learn by doing on several short, fast programs.

With this software you will be making your own games. Try running the program now. There are an increased range of Data Types, a far more advanced 3D Engine with low level access to Object data. If you want to learn how to make video games and you think that you want to learn how to program then there is an excellent opportunity for you to do both.


This allows us to leave comments in our code for clarity.

DarkBASIC Pro Tutorials

This site uses cookies. Books on Programming Amazon. The sprite command draws an image to the screen at the coordinates we specify.

This line of code is telling the computer to load an image from the computer.

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I have a youtube channel with over Project Videos! You can read more about this process in the forums HERE. You might want to learn an easier language that gives you the concepts and ideas of programming while giving you the ability to create video games.

Place the image in a folder and save your program into this same folder. Dark Basic is perfect for you. This is very tutorilas when programming games. First you will learn about the principles of programming, then advance onto media and 3-D topics with further study. This is an outstanding option for you if you want to learn how to program and how to make video games.

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We’re still in the process of sorting out the source code and preparing it to be fully open source and ready to go. Make Video Games If you are not sure you want to learn how to program. I have some great tutorials that will get you making games in no time at all! How can you go wrong with that? The second line tells the computer to print something to the screen.

Go ahead and try changing that to 0 or some other number and see what effect it has on the program. Now we need to load in the player image. The first line is a comment. It is a complete tool that teaches you how to program and teaches you how to make video games from start to finish.


You can utilise vector and matrix manipulation via the 3D Maths commands and many other advanced features that are there if you need them. But you also get the lower-level control and extras you would expect from a Professional language.

This link will take you directly to their section on Programming. First, download this graphic:. The next command, hide mousetells the computer not to show the mouse. DarkBASIC Professional will grow with you as you learn new development skills and extend your 3D knowledge, so you can unlock the benefits of the more advanced areas of the language.

You should see our player image drawn onto the top left corner of the tutorias. Well, the if statements are checking to see if the argument after it is true or not. What kind of games programming course would we be if that was all you did with your first program? It constantly repeats everything inside the loop over and over again starting from top to bottom. Making great video games while you learn how to program.

What is this doing? What does it do exactly? My name is Will and if you have questions or would like to contribute projects or ideas you can contact me. Well, sync on allows us to manually refresh the screen.