Why classic Visual Basic needs to be rebuilt from scratch and brought back for a new generation

“We need more coders”, ¬†“Everybody needs to learn to code”, “Coding should be a basic requirement in education”, …. Have you heard or read comments similar to these ? What does this have to do with classic Visual Basic ? BASIC and the hobby programmer Why won’t BASIC just die and go away ? Probably most programmers today think this,

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WIN32 , the Assembler language of Windows, key to building GUI frameworks!

I saw an interesting reference on the web calling the WIN32 API, the Assembler language of Windows. While not quite true technically (since a true assembler is even lower level than something like the Windows API), it is a valid description of the WIN32 compared to other GUI frameworks, such as dot.net. The benefit of assembler Back in the day when

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