elfort VS lbForth

Compare elfort vs lbForth and see what are their differences.


A Forth metacompiler that directly emits an executable binary for x86-64 Linux written in Arkam (by jinhanada)


Self-hosting metacompiled Forth, bootstrapping from a few lines of C; targets Linux, Windows, ARM, RISC-V, 68000, PDP-11, asm.js. (by larsbrinkhoff)
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elfort lbForth
2 3
8 389
- -
5.8 0.0
over 1 year ago 8 months ago
Forth Forth
- GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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Posts with mentions or reviews of elfort. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-09-22.


Posts with mentions or reviews of lbForth. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-03-25.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing elfort and lbForth you can also consider the following projects:

xxdp - XXDP was, and remains, the PDP-11 diagnostic operating system. This project attempts to recover XXDP sources and documents.

gforth - Gforth mirror on GitHub (original is on Savannah)

swapforth - Swapforth is a cross-platform ANS Forth

zeptoforth - A not-so-small Forth for Cortex-M

durexforth - Modern C64 Forth

jonesforth_riscv - Jonesforth RISC-V port.

TclForth - Multi-platform desktop Forth based on Tcl/Tk

reko - Reko is a binary decompiler.

Mako - A simple virtual game console

derzforth - Bare-metal Forth implementation for RISC-V

subleq - 16-bit SUBLEQ CPU running eForth - just for fun