Silicon Valley
Forth Interest Group

photo of SVFIG sign

The Silicon Valley Forth Interest Group (SVFIG) is a local, non-profit organization of individuals interested in the Forth computer language. SVFIG maintains a mail list and holds monthly meetings, including an annual Forth Day in November.

Hot Events and Items

Next Meeting
Cancelled until further notice
General Meeting Information
Speakers' Schedule

Countdown until Forth Day 2020
Saturday, November 21st

SVFIG YouTube Channel

SVFIG on  Google+,,  YouTube Live

Forth Day 2019
Photographs: Group & Meeting

Forth Day 2018
Photographs: Group & Dave's & Kevin's
Videos: Morning & Afternoon

Forth Day 2017
Photographs: Group & Meeting
Videos: Morning & Afternoon

Andreas Wagner is offering copies of Starting Forth and the Book of the Month for $10 each at SVFIG meetings.

black SVFIG t-shirt

Brad Nelson is selling high quality black t-shirts sporting the SVFIG logo for $15 each, $3 additional for shipping.

Newly Posted Items

Offete Store - 2019

Definitions: The Extensible Language Publication - 1993

Kim Harris' Forth Course - June, 1980

The Proceedings of the First Australian Forth Symposium

Programming a Problem-Oriented Language
by Chuck Moore

This is an unpublished book that Chuck wrote around June 1970, just after he'd programmed the first versions of Forth. This pdf version has been cleaned up and reformatted by Juergen Pintaske.

Starting Forth online

Scanned issues of Forth Dimensions

Future meeting dates
Past meeting announcements,  notes,  photographs, and  videos

Ideas for future meetings
Ways to participate at meetings
Selected discussion topics

SVFIG Mail Lists on Zork
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Trade shows and conferences
Local free or low-cost events

Forth in the media
Articles about Forth or describing the use of Forth in projects

Links to some cool websites and manufacturers / distributors of "neat" stuff

Contact information
A list of SVFIG officers, members with e-mail addresses, and members willing to help with Forth-related problems.

Old stuff:
Old items
Old topics

Forth Jobs
Employment opportunities will be posted on the mail list and archived here.

Forth software for download from this website

Electronic and computer hardware for sale, trade, or loan.

Printed Material
Books, manuals, or other printed material for sale or giveaway.

In Memory of Our Friends and Colleagues

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SVFIG gratefully acknowledges and appreciates the continued support of Skip Carter of Taygeta Scientific Incorporated who hosts this website.

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Updated May 16, 2011