gforth VS swapforth

Compare gforth vs swapforth and see what are their differences.


Gforth mirror on GitHub (original is on Savannah) (by forthy42)


Swapforth is a cross-platform ANS Forth (by jamesbowman)
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gforth swapforth
3 1
109 234
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9.7 2.0
18 days ago 7 months ago
Forth Forth
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of gforth. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-02-04.


Posts with mentions or reviews of swapforth. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing gforth and swapforth you can also consider the following projects:

elfort - A Forth metacompiler that directly emits an executable binary for x86-64 Linux written in Arkam

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

durexforth - Modern C64 Forth

r3d4 - r3 programing language for 64 bits Windows/Linux/Mac/Rasberry Pi 4

arkam - A Simple Stack VM and Forth

lbForth - Self-hosting metacompiled Forth, bootstrapping from a few lines of C; targets Linux, Windows, ARM, RISC-V, 68000, PDP-11, asm.js.

miniforth - A bootsector FORTH

r3 - r3 programing language

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