And There's More...

In this brief introduction we have seen some of the most basic concepts in Forth;

  • Using the command line interpreter for interactive development
  • Some integer maths operators
  • Some stack flow operators
  • Extending Forth with the colon compiler
  • Some control flow operators

The aspects of Forth that are not covered here include;

  • Operators for other data types, such as char, string, floating point etc.
  • Other predefined compilers, such as VARIABLE and CONSTANT
  • File Handling
  • Virtual Memory
  • Exception Handling
  • Forth Assemblers
  • Multitasking
  • Creating new task specific compilers
  • Extending the colon compiler
  • Statically allocated memory
  • Dynamically allocated memory
  • Forth development tools
  • Writing a new Forth system in Forth

If this introduction has whetted your appetite, you may want to visit some of the other Forth related items present on the 'net;

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