Visual Basic was derived from BASIC and enables the rapid application development (RAD) of graphical user interface (GUI) applications, access to databases using DAO, RDO, or ADO, and creation of ActiveX controls and objects.
Documents And Specifications
: Try quick basic or QBasic. QBasic comes free with DOS doesn't it?
QBasic 1.0 comes with MS-DOS and Win9x (on Win9x it's in a folder called "OLDMSDOS" or something similar somewhere on the CD)....