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    wtf OS programming w/ Qbasic

    I ran across this a few nights ago...its a tutorial about making an OS in Qbasic.
    What i want to know is...is it even possible or is it a waste or my time.

    here is the tutorial
    http://www.allbasiccode.com/download...utorindex.html
    its the very first one entitled "operating system tutorial"

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    I would imagine that QBasic could be used to write an OS. It's not nearly as elegant or concise as C or other comparable languages, but who really minds an extra million lines of code?


    I don't know how good the tutorial is though. My knowledge of QBasic is limited.
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    Impossible, you have to write the core in pure assembly.
    But you have to read what it states.
    Comprehensive use of interrupts for the production of an operating system skin
    An operating system skin is not an operating system
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    I think that writing a skin would be a good excercise/project for a programmer. Even if it is being done in QBasic.

    Try it. Either way, you are going to learn things, and that's what's important.
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    Yea i think i will try it....i mean it doesnt seem to hard and probably wont take long. Is anyone else planning on doing it? If so let me know ide love to hear how it turnes out.

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    Nah, I know little qbasic and don't want to know much of it either.
    I've done something similar in Java and also in C++ though.
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