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gbs3 - GAMBAS Scripter


gbs3 [options] [<script file>]


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.


force the script compilation (do not check cache)
use just-in-time compiler
execute the source code provided by the command line ( ':' separator )
display help and exit
display license
force components loading ('comp1,comp2...')
be verbose
display version


The latest version of Gambas can always be obtained from, documentation about the language is at


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Copyright© Benoît Minisini <>;

This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

October 2013 Ubuntu