A Brief Introduction to Forth


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excerpt Writing a Forth program is equivalent to extending the language to include all functions needed to implement an application. Therefore, programming in Forth may be thought of as creating an application-specific language extension. This paradigm, when coupled with a very quick edit/compile/test cycle, seems to significantly increase productivity. As each Forth word is written, it can be tested from the keyboard for immediate programmer feedback. For example, the definitions above could be summarily tested with: on 12/27/2019, 3:25:23 AM