Two problems all programmers face is getting current information and getting help from peers.
Well, that's exactly what forums can do. Especially with PowerBASIC, which has a much smaller
population of programmers than Microsoft products, forums are an excellent way to pool the
resources of all PowerBASIC programmers.
Popular PowerBASIC Forums
Here are the two primary forums frequented by PowerBASIC programmers.
- PowerBASIC Forums
With over 25,000 messages these are easily the most active PowerBASIC forums on the web.
There are plenty of current posts. Older posts are also kept online.
- Jose Roca Forums
With perhaps 2000+ posts, these are the second most active PowerBASIC forums on the web. Topics
tend toward the very technical.
In addition, here are several other sites with PowerBASIC, BASIC, or other forums
which PowerBASIC programmers can use as sources of information.
- Buff's Forums
PowerBASIC and QuickBasic forums, as well as forums specific to commercial software.
- PowerBASIC Tips
PowerBasic, Visual Basic, and FreeBASIC. NOT current - last PowerBASIC entries were in 2005.
- Tek-Tips Forums
QBASIC, Visual Basic, BASIC, Assembly, DarkBasic, ...
- Yahoo! Groups
This entry is just to give notice that the forums exist. Membership is very light
with no moderation - there's mostly spam in the posts.
- Programmers Heaven
Has a BASIC forum, open to discussion on any BASIC language. PowerBASIC content
is very light, barely one a month. There's also a QBasic subforum
with no moderation - there's mostly spam in the posts. The Visual Basic forum
is 10X as large.