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GAMBAS Scripter


gbs3 [options] [--] [<script file> | -]
gbs3 --convert-project <source project directory> <destination script directory>


Gambas is a free development environment based on a Basic interpreter with object extensions,
a mix of Java(tm) and Visual Basic(tm).
With Gambas, you can quickly design your program GUI, access MySQL or PostgreSQL databases,
pilot KDE applications with DCOP, translate your program into many languages, and so on...

gbs3 is the interpreter that allows you to compile and execute a Gambas script.
gbs3 may also be used to convert a gambas project to a script


-b,  --buildonly

process and compile the script without executing it

-c,  --nocache

force the script compilation (do not check cache)


execute the source code provided by the command line ( ':' separator )

-f,  --fast

use just-in-time compiler TP -g, --debug add debugging information to application

-h,  --help

display help and exit

-l,  --list

display a list of available Components or Libraries, '-l component' or '-l library'

-L,  --license

display license

-S --strict

fail if 'Public' or 'Sub' are defined without a 'main' function otherwise create main()

-t,  --trace

turn on tracing option during execution

-T,  --terse

only print a very terse error report on compile errors

-u,  --use

load component or libraries ('comp1,comp2,lib1...')

-v,  --verbose

be verbose

-V,  --version

display version

-w,  --warnings

display warnings during compilation


convert a simple project to a script

Project Conversion

gbs3 can convert a gambas project to an executable script file using the --convert-project option.
The input project directory is used to createthe script which is written to the output script directory.
The script is created and named the same as the originating project.

gbs3 MyProjectDirectory DestinationScriptDirectory


#!/usr/bin/env gbs3
for i as integer = 0 to 10
 print i;;


The latest version of Gambas can always be obtained from gambas.sourceforge.net, documentation about the language is at http://gambaswiki.org/wiki.

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to http://gambaswiki.org/bugtracker


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