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GNU MIX Development Kit (MDK)
MDK stands for MIX Development Kit, and provides tools for developing and executing, in a MIX virtual machine, MIXAL programs. The MIX is Donald Knuth's mythical computer, described in the first volume of The Art of Computer Programming, which is programmed using MIXAL, the MIX assembly language. MDK includes a MIXAL assembler (mixasm) and a MIX virtual machine (mixvm) with a command line interface. In addition, a GTK+ GUI to mixvm, called gmixvm, and a Guile interpreter with an embedded MIX virtual machine called mixguile, are provided.

It also contains an Emacs major mode for MIXAL programming and an elisp program allowing to run the MIX virtual machine in one buffer while viewing the MIXAL source code in another.


User introduction in Postcript, DVI, Texinfo, HTML included; User reference in Postcript, DVI, Texinfo, HTML included

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:mdk


Download version 1.2.9 (stable)
released on 23 December 2015

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GPLv3Genium13 September 2014

Leaders and contributors

Philip E King Contributor
Jose Antonio Ortega Ruiz Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking E-mail
Help E-mail
Developer VCS Repository Webview

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to build glib
Weak prerequisite gtk
Weak prerequisite libglade
Weak prerequisite readline
Weak prerequisite libguile
Required to build flex

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 January 2016.


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