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XBasic is a structured programming language for creating Windows applications. Originally developed in the 1990s as a modern interpretation of BASIC, it supports event-driven programming and object-oriented features. XBasic is designed to be relatively easy to learn for programmers familiar with BASIC or its derivatives while offering enough power and flexibility to build sophisticated GUI applications. The language can call functions from DLLs, allowing for low-level system access when needed. Despite not being as widely used as some other languages, XBasic remains significant in education or hobbyist circles due to its simple syntax and cross-platform capabilities.