Forth Programmer's Handbook has earned its reputation as the de facto ANS Forth reference manual, regardless of which Forth implementation you use. It includes extensive Forth language glossaries, as well as generous, lucid discussion of both common and advanced programming subjects. [details…] (This Forth book available for online purchase.)
Forth Application Techniques helps you learn practical Forth programming from basic to advanced. It introduces Forth fundamentals and assigns building-block exercises that develop a good general knowledge of using the Forth programming language to create software solutions. [details…] (This Forth book available for online purchase.)
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Forth at Your Own Pace: These important Forth books serve programmers at all levels of expertise. Forth Application Techniques teaches Forth programming from basic to advanced, emphasizing practical methods to build robust, efficient applications and assigning exercises that quickly build the reader's skill. In contrast, the Forth Programmer's Handbook has become the de facto desktop reference manual for the Forth programming language and is in its 3rd edition. Many Forth beginners, and some non-programmers, find Starting Forth is a gentle and thorough introduction to the Forth language. Thinking Forth, on the other hand, provides insight into the problem-solving process and ways to generate elegant, focused and maintainable solutions.