Information for teachers
Liberty BASIC Resources - Bookmark this page!

There's a lot of cool resources available for Liberty BASIC programmers.  More to come!!

  Liberty BASIC help online
  Web Sites
  Open Source Projects

Liberty BASIC help online - We've put the entire documentation set for one of our products online.  Click here to check it out!


Assist - Now you can keep multiple versions of your code, automatically generate applications with all required resource files, visually compare different source files, find slow code in your programs and automatically format your code using the Assist add-on for Liberty BASIC!

Learn more here:
Read Janet Terra's review of Assist.

LB Workshop - This great tool is brought to you by Alyce's Restaurant.  It is an editor, graphical user interface builder and more! You use LB Workshop to design the GUI and write your code, and it then launches Liberty BASIC and runs your program.  It can even run the debugger!  Free trial version

Learn more here:


New!  Published Dec 2009 - Beginning Programming with Liberty BASIC is written by the author of Liberty BASIC, Carl Gundel.  This 201 page book is perfect for the complete beginner or for the casual programmer who wants to get up to speed with Liberty BASIC.  Learn programming essentials and how to work with graphics, GUIs, and files.  Buy it online now at


APIs for Liberty BASIC by Alyce Watson - If you want to understand how to make Windows API calls and open a whole new world of powerful and cool things you can make Liberty BASIC do, then this is the book for you!  Buy it online now at




Beginning Programming for Dummies 3rd Edition by popular author and columnist Wallace Wang. This book presents a general introduction using Liberty BASIC examples. The book includes a CDROM with the trial version of Liberty BASIC and other goodies. Read about the book or order it here:



Greg Perry, the author of the best selling QBasic book ever "QBasic by Example" has chosen Liberty BASIC as the introductory programming language in his new book entitled "SAMS Teach Yourself Beginning Programming in 24 Hours".  This book includes Liberty BASIC v2.02 and goodies from Side by Side Software.   Read about the book or order it here: or Barnes & Noble


Web sites

Alyce's Restaurant - The mother of all Liberty BASIC web sites!  Full of help files, tools, games, and more!

The official LBNews home page - This is where you can get all that famous LBNews info!  There are more than 100 issues, jam packed with great technical, informational and how-to info!

The Liberty BASIC Programmers Encyclopedia - This is where you can get all that famous LBNews info!  There are more than 100 issues, jam packed with great technical, informational and how-to info!



Liberty BASIC comes with a solid tutorial, but there's none so solid as Alyce's Liberty BASIC tutorials:

If you want your web site or tutorial considered for this listing, contact me at!

Open Source Projects - Open source projects provide a way for many people to develop software together.  Sometimes the code is released to the public domain, and sometimes the original developer places restrictions on how the software can be distributed, or on how it is used (read the license, if there is one).

LBPP - This is an open source project that translates Liberty BASIC code to C, targeting Linux and Windows!

Learn more here:

Open source html editor - You can download related files for this project here: