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Overview of Forth
Forth is a low-level language.
Forth provides bit-level operations and selection of number base.
- The user can work directly in hex and binary bases --- the language
of hardware. Results of single hardware operations, such as writing to a
port, can be verified immediately.
Most Forth systems provide an assembler
- The assembler is often a Forth program itself. The programmer can
switch back and forth between Forth and assembly code within the same