zxbasic VS PyBasic

Compare zxbasic vs PyBasic and see what are their differences.


The Sinclair ZX Spectrum BASIC compiler! (by boriel)


Simple interactive BASIC interpreter written in Python (by richpl)
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zxbasic PyBasic
2 3
147 129
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9.2 2.6
16 days ago 12 months ago
Python Python
GNU General Public License v3.0 only GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of PyBasic. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-05.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing zxbasic and PyBasic you can also consider the following projects:

seed7 - Source code of Seed7

AmiBlitz3 - Complete package of AmiBlitz3 including all sources.

DIVI-Interpreter - Interpreter for the language DIVI#

oregon-trail-1975 - 1975 & 1978 Oregon Trail by MECC, lightly changed to be more ANSI BASIC compatible

rajiniPP - Programming language based on Iconic dialogues of Rajinikanth. 🤘🏽

rickroll-lang - The Rick Roll programming language is a rickroll based, process oriented, dynamic, strong, esoteric programming language. All of the keywords/statements are from Rick Astley's lyrics. Discord server: https://discord.gg/yzZ3MfGZ8A. YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awJzuoil06Q

SpecBAS - An enhanced Sinclair BASIC interpreter for modern PCs

kuroko - Dialect of Python with explicit variable declaration and block scoping, with a lightweight and easy-to-embed bytecode compiler and interpreter.

pcbasic - PC-BASIC - A free, cross-platform emulator for the GW-BASIC family of interpreters

pyastinterp - Python AST interpreter (aka tree-walking interpreter) in Python. Aka meta-circular interpreter.