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|Full description=Gforth is a fast and portable implementation of the ANS Forth language. It works nicely with Emacs, offers some nice features such as input completion and history and a powerful locals facility, and a manual. Gforth employs traditional implementation techniques: its inner interpreter is indirect or direct threaded. Gforth runs under UNIX, Win95, OS/2, and DOS. It should not be hard to port to other systems supported by gcc.
 
|Full description=Gforth is a fast and portable implementation of the ANS Forth language. It works nicely with Emacs, offers some nice features such as input completion and history and a powerful locals facility, and a manual. Gforth employs traditional implementation techniques: its inner interpreter is indirect or direct threaded. Gforth runs under UNIX, Win95, OS/2, and DOS. It should not be hard to port to other systems supported by gcc.
 
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|Documentation note=User reference manual included and available in HTML format from http://www.complang.tuwien.ac.at/forth/gforth/Docs-html/; User tutorial available in HTML format from http://www.complang.tuwien.ac.at/forth/gforth/Docs-html/Tutorial.html#Tutorial
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|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
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Revision as of 08:28, 12 April 2011

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GNU Forth

https://www.gnu.org/software/gforth/
Gforth is a fast and portable implementation of the ANS Forth language. It works nicely with Emacs, offers some nice features such as input completion and history and a powerful locals facility, and a manual. Gforth employs traditional implementation techniques: its inner interpreter is indirect or direct threaded. Gforth runs under UNIX, Win95, OS/2, and DOS. It should not be hard to port to other systems supported by gcc.

Documentation

User reference manual included and available in HTML format from http://www.complang.tuwien.ac.at/forth/gforth/Docs-html/; User tutorial available in HTML format from http://www.complang.tuwien.ac.at/forth/gforth/Docs-html/Tutorial.html#Tutorial

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

Download

Download version 0.7.3 (stable)
released on 14 June 2014

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv3orlaterJgay18 October 2013



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Bernd Paysan Contributor
Anton Ertl Maintainer
Andrew McKewanContributor
Bernd ThallnerContributor
Lennart BenschopContributor
Jens WilkeContributor


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking E-mail mailto:bug-gforth@gnu.org
Developer,Help,Support Newsgroup comp.lang.forth
Developer,Help,Support Mailing List Subscribe https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gforth
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/gforth.git/


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to build GCC 2.0 or later
Weak prerequisite GNU make

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 August 2014.



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