Questions tagged [forth]

For questions about FORTH (sometimes written Forth), an early programming language with a syntax resembling Reverse Polish Notation.

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Commercial C64 software implemented in Forth?

There has been several implementations of Forth that were running on, and targeting, the C64. Were there any commercial software releases (not throw-away hobby projects or in-house utilities) that ...
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Reference material for building a DIY Stack Computer from Logic Gates

I've been following Ben Eater's series of videos about designing a small computer from discrete logic gates, I'm curious if there is a similar tutorial/book/reference for building a stack computer. I ...
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Was the Jupiter Ace computer ever sold by Radio Shack in the USA?

One answer is yes; I personally remember seeing it for sale at a Radio Shack store in Texas or California. In fact, I almost bought one. The Jupiter Ace was a British computer with the Forth language ...
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Early Forth for personal computers

What were the earliest Forth programming language implementations for 8-bit personal computers? Was it FIG Forth? Or a predecessor? Or some other development? Why did Forth lose its relative ...
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