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B. Bibliography (informative annex)

Industry standards

Forth-77 Standard, Forth Users Group, FST-780314.

Forth-78 Standard, Forth International Standards Team.

Forth-79 Standard, Forth Standards Team.

Forth-83 Standard and Appendices, Forth Standards Team.

The standards referenced in this section were developed by the Forth Standards Team, a volunteer group which included both implementors and users. This was a volunteer organization operating under its own charter and without any formal ties to ANSI, IEEE or any similar standards body. Several members of the Forth Standards Team have also been members of the X3J14 Technical Committee.


Brodie, L. Starting FORTH (2nd ed). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1987.

Brodie, L. Thinking FORTH. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1984.

Feierbach, G. and Thomas, P. Forth Tools & Applications. Reston, VA: Reston Computer Books, 1985.

Haydon, Dr. Glen B. All About FORTH, Third Edition. La Honda, CA: 1990.

Kelly, Mahlon G. and Spies, N. FORTH: A Text and Reference. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1986.

Knecht, K. Introduction to Forth. Indiana: Howard Sams & Co., 1982.

Koopman, P. Stack Computers, The New Wave. Chichester, West Sussex, England: Ellis Horwood Ltd. 1989

Martin, Thea, editor. A Bibliography of Forth References, Third Edition. Rochester, New York: Institute of Applied Forth Research, 1987.

McCabe, C. K. Forth Fundamentals (2 volumes/). Oregon: Dilithium Press, 1983.

Pountain, R. Object Oriented Forth. London, England: Academic Press, 1987.

Ouverson, Marlin, editor. Dr. Dobbs Toolbook of Forth. Redwood City, CA: M&T Press, Vol. 1, 1986; Vol. 2, 1987.

Terry, J. D. Library of Forth Routines and Utilities. New York: Shadow Lawn Press, 1986

Tracy, M. and Anderson, A. Mastering FORTH (revised ed). New York: Brady Books, 1989.

Winfield, A. The Complete Forth. New York: Wiley Books, 1983.

Journals, magazines and newsletters

Forsley, Lawrence P., Conference Chairman. Rochester Forth Conference Proceedings. Rochester, New York: Institute of Applied Forth Research, 1981 to present.

Forsley, Lawrence P., Editor-in-Chief. The Journal of Forth Application and Research. Rochester, New York: Institute of Applied Forth Research, 1983 to present.

Frenger, Paul, editor. SIGForth Newsletter. New York, NY: Association for Computing Machinery, 1989 to present.

Ouverson, Marlin, editor. Forth Dimensions. San Jose, CA: The Forth Interest Group, 1978 to present.

Reiling, Robert, editor. FORML Conference Proceedings. San Jose, CA: The Forth Interest Group, 1980 to present.

Ting, Dr. C. H., editor. More on Forth Engines. San Mateo, CA: Offete Enterprises, 1986 to present.

Selected articles

Hayes, J.R. Postpone Proceedings of the 1989 Rochester Forth Conference. Rochester, New York: Institute for Applied Forth Research, 1989.

Kelly, Guy M. Forth. McGraw-Hill Personal Computer Programming Encyclopedia - Languages and Operation Systems. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1985.

Kogge, P. M. An Architectural Trail to Threaded Code Systems. IEEE Computer (March, 1982).

Moore, C. H. The Evolution of FORTH - An Unusual Language. Byte (August 1980).

Rather, E. D. Forth Programming Language. Encyclopedia of Physical Science & Technology (Vol. 5). New York: Academic Press, 1987.

Rather, E. D. FORTH. Computer Programming Management. Auerbach Publishers, Inc., 1985.

Rather, E. D.; Colburn, D. R.; Moore, C. H. The Evolution of FORTH. ACM SIGPLAN Notices. (Vol. 28, No. 3, March 1993).

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