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PFE (Portable Forth Environment) is a programming environment for the programming language Forth.

pfe is nonstandard in that it claims to conform to the draft proposed American National Standard for the programming language Forth. In all other respects it conforms to this new standard. All word sets mentioned in the standard including their extensions are built into pfe and are immediately available. The only missing words are those related to the assembler. Being portable, pfe has no built- in assembler.

Additionally pfe is compatible to the FORTH 83 Standard and has several words built in that stem from the FIG Forth model. The goal is to be familiar.

Current Version:   0.9.14

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