@ceejbot BASIC was the first language I tried to learn. I didn't get very far. Something about it just didn't click with me, or perhaps I didn't have a good computer to learn, I don't remember the specifics as this was a long time ago.
PowerBASIC was my favourite dialect, before I discovered other languages. Gone were the line numbers; GOTO was fine with labels. There were even functions (SUB).
I just checked, the IDE/compiler is still being sold, albeit in a Windows version nowadays. Hah.
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