More Forth Sites

There is a wealth of online information about Forth. Below is a sample of some of the available Forth programming resources. Sites listed here are not the property of FORTH, Inc. We are not responsible for their content and we cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information they provide or for its suitability to any particular purpose.

FIG is the world's largest and oldest organization supporting Forth programmers and the Forth language. It is a non-profit group that specializes in providing both reference and tutorial materials, a superb magazine, software, conferences, local chapter meetings, and professional contacts within the industry.

A new effort, spearheaded by Stephen Pelc of MPE, a UK-based Forth vendor. FLAG's objective is to provide portable Forth libraries accessible from one place.

PDF copy of the last draft version of the ANS Forth-1994 Standard.

Forth 200x establishes the new standards process for updating the ANS Forth-1994 standard. Read about the details and how you can get involved in this process.

Open Firmware (also, OpenBoot) is a hardware-independent firmware, developed by Mitch Bradley at Sun Microsystems, and used in post-NuBus PowerPC-based Apple Macintosh computers, Sun Microsystems SPARC based workstations and servers, IBM POWER systems, Pegasos systems, and the laptop designed by OLPC among others. It is available under a BSD license. Open Firmware is accessed via a Forth-based shell interface and fulfills many of the same tasks as BIOS does on PC computers, although Open Firmware is considerably more powerful than BIOS.

The Forth Scientific Library project develops and referees Forth code of particular value in scientific applications. The team is implementing, for example, the ACM libraries, BLAS, LINPACK, etc.

The euroFORTH Conference is the preeminent Forth gathering outside the U.S.A. It is held each year in a European venue that provides an attractive backdrop to the technically sophisticated, socially relaxed meeting.

Space-Related Applications of Forth are documented in a table of impressive projects at this site maintained at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.

The Forth programming webring is for people who are interested in the Forth programming language.