Getting Started
Introduction
Sample Programs
IDEs
History
Advice
Mini-Tutorial
Tutorials
Code Snippets

Resources
Web Sites
More Tutorials
Forums
Vendors/Tools
Books
Magazines
Newsletters
NewsGroups
User Groups
Talk Shows
Blogs

Controls
Overview
Button
Check3State
Checkbox
ComboBox
Frame
Graphic
Image
ImageX
ImgButton
ImgButtonX
Label
Line
ListBox
ListView
Option
Progress Bar
Scrollbar
StatusBar
TAB
TextBox
Toolbar
TreeView

GBIC >> PowerBASIC >> History

History
In 1983, Bob Zale , PowerBASIC's founder, created BASIC/Z, the first interactive compiler for CP/M and MDOS. It was extended to MS-DOS, and in 1987 Borland published it as the now legendary Turbo BASIC. The compiler became officially known as PowerBASIC in 1990 when Bob Zale founded PowerBASIC Inc.

TimeLine of BASIC Dialects

Here's a timeline I've put together showing how PowerBASIC fits in with the development of other BASIC dialects, as well as with the DOS/Windows development cycles.