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Started by ron77, May 24, 2023, 12:20 PM
Quote from: ron77 on May 24, 2023, 01:00 PMhi CharliJVYou are entitled to your opinion...here are some of mine:1. freebasic has OOP but it doesn't force you to use OOP you have a choice on the other hand, MS NET forces you to use OOP in fact, everything in NET programming is heavily OOP stuff2. freebasic (and other BASIC's) are mostly free open source and free software NET is a proprietary Framework where Microsoft tells you and decides for you what you can and cannot do or how you should do so3. freebasic is BASIC VB.NET is not it's just NET Framework with BASIC Syntax freebasic is lightweight and elegant NET is bloated (18.6 GB download of the visual Studio with NET Framework and Core Framework and UWP? while freebasic is just less than 151 MB of the 32-bit Compiler)4. when you learn freebasic or BASIC you learn to code and program when you learn NET (VB.NET and C Sharp) you just learn how to use the NET Framework with its limitations and OOP Libs and Framework5. what you code in freebasic is YOURS and you are FREE to do with it as YOU CHOOSE what you code in VB.NET and C Sharp Microsoft ALLOWS you to USE and maybe even sell BUT it's NOT YOURS it's THEIRS
Quote from: aurel on May 24, 2023, 02:24 PMOh so you have BASIC-s you hate and some of them are suspicious?
Quote from: mysoft on May 24, 2023, 02:37 PMoh well it's simple then... we will allow posts about VB as long .NET or OOP is not used... then feel free to use it as retro without that
Quote from: mysoft on May 24, 2023, 02:49 PManyway so let's settle as this... i think that the C# subforum must go