Gambas is an object oriented programming language derived from BASIC. In Gambas you can create forms, buttons, boxes (mainly GUI design) and connect them with popular databases like MySQL, PostgreSQL etc. You can even create games with it. In Spanish, Gambas means Prawn and this is where it its logo has come from. In this quick post, I shall show you how to install Gambas in Ubuntu 13.04.
Install Gambas in Ubuntu 13.04:
Open a terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and use the following command to install Gambas in Ubuntu 13.04:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nemh/gambas3 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gambas3
That’s it. Nothing else needs to be done. When you install Gambas this way, the integrated development environment (IDE) is also installed with it. This helps you in using the Gambas language in a better and proper way.
In this age of Java, C++, Perl etc, there are few people who use rather less known languages like Gambas. And it is not a bad thing looking at the capabilities of Gambas. Hope this quick post helped you to install Gambas in Ubuntu 13.04 and Linux Mint 15. Questions, suggestions are most welcomed. Ciao