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An embeddable Forth interpreter written in Ada

aforth is a small Forth interpreter written in Ada. It can optionally use the areadline library in order to build a user-friendly interactive Forth interface.

aforth has been used by Telecom Robotics to interactively test Ada programs developed for the Eurobot European robotics cup.

Getting aforth

You can get the current development version of aforth using git:
git clone
This will create a aforth directory in which you will be able to record your own changes. You can also browse the aforth repository on GitHub.

Contributing to aforth

Reporting bugs and asking for features

If you find a bug or have an idea for a new feature, you might consider adding a new issue. The more precise you will be in your description, the more useful it will be.

Submitting patches

Patches are gladly accepted from their original author. Along with any patches, please state that the patch is your original work and that you license the work to the aforth project under a license compatible with the current one (GPL).

To propose a patch, you may fork the aforth repository on GitHub, and issue a pull request. You may also send patches and pull requests by email.