it is not a spam, nor a joke.
I'm, we use Bascom Basic, Bascom Basic is an alternatve for people who doesn't like "C" for a lot of reason mainly the case, the ";"...
Elektor the famous electronic newspaper edited 4 articles about Bascom-Basic and Arduino.
Arduino and Basic Bascom must be friends in order to develop both together.
As you certified complementary hardware, why don't you certified complementary software ?
I had a company making tools for laboratory, I sold more than 1000 machines with AVR inside, unfortunatly I didn't know Arduino at this time, I would saved a lot of time and money to make them. but you where not born !
Now I retired, I do astronomic clock and calculation for my hobby, I use Arduino and Bascom.