How to run QBASIC on Android Phones. Run QBASIC on your Android device. QBASIC (Quick Beginners All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) is a simple programming language. We will use aDosBox to get QBasic up and running on your Android phone or tablet. With this trick, it will be easy for you all to run Qbasic.
How to run QBASIC on Android Phones
QBASIC (Quick Beginners All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) is a simple programming language. It was made and launched in 1964 by John G. Kemenny and Thomas E. Kurtz. QBASIC is now owned by Microsoft. QBASIC stands for Quick Beginners All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code. It has simple commands like CLS, LET, INPUT, PRINT, IF…THEN, FOR…NEXT etc. QBASIC has Character User Interface (CUI). It is similar to MS-DOS. Almost all the Microsoft OS can run QBASIC.
There is no QBASIC application on Google Play Store and on other App Stores too. Though there are no QBASIC applications, there are many Android DOS Emulators. Writing and running programme is simple with aDOSBox. Here in this tutorial, we will use aDOSBox to run QBASIC on our Android devices. aDOSBox is an Android DOS Emulator, which will help us run QBASIC on our Android device. You can use other Android DOS Emulators like Free DOSBox too.
Now, Let’s start programming!
You can download aDOSBox from here or from this link https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.hystudio.android.dosbox
With this command, /sdcard/qbasic will be mounted as the local directory.
Now, your QBASIC window will open. It will be a little bit difficult for navigating and typing things. But slowly you will get habituated. Hope you liked this. See you in the next article.