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Baremetal Raspberry Pi OS based on JONESFORTH

Go here: https://github.com/organix/pijFORTHos

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JONESFORTH port to Raspberry Pi

Actually this was done about a year ago, but here it is anyway. The original JONESFORTH is written for i686, so the majority of the work was translating it to ARM EABI.


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JonesForth on ARM

This just popped up in my Google alerts: https://github.com/M2IHP13-admin/JonesForth-arm

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JONESFORTH git repository

A few years ago I wrote a literate FORTH compiler and tutorial called JONESFORTH. It’s a good way, I think, to understand the power and limitations of FORTH, and a good way to learn a completely different and mind-blowing programming language.

If you’ve not heard of FORTH before, cogitate on this: It is possible to write a FORTH program in 2,000 lines. A program which will boot and provide an entire development environment (inc. editor, compiler etc) on bare hardware.

Anyhow, I just uploaded my semi-private CVS repository to git. You can find it here:


The original tutorial is in two parts:


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