BASIC is short for Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code and is an easy-to-understand programming language that was popular during 1970 - 1980. Today, BASIC is not used to develop programs, but is sometimes used to help teach the fundamentals of programming.
Simply so, is basic still used?
If you're talking about Visual Basic, then yes. My last company still has legacy apps written in VB6. My current company just recently retired an app written in VB4. You probably won't find it used for any new development, but for legacy support, it's definitely still used.
Additionally, what is the acronym of Basic?
The acronym BASIC stands for Beginner's All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code. In 1964, John G. Kemeny and Thomas E. Kurtz designed the original BASIC language at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire.
What is basic level language?
Sometimes, the terms to define language abilities are pretty vague and used loosely, which may cause a misrepresentation of how skilled you are in a foreign language. Basic: The knowledge of vocabulary words, ability to speak simple phrases or sentences; elementary reading and writing skills.
What does 1 mean in coding?
Like most questions about programming, this is unanswerable without more information, including at least which language you're asking about, and preferably some more context. In many languages, "! 1" is a string literal, specifying a string consisting of the three characters EXCLAMATION MARK, SPACE, and DIGIT ONE.