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Associated article: Ficl: An Embeddable Extension Language Interpreter

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Published source code accompanying the article by John Sadler in which he presents Ficl, short for "Forth-Inspired Command Language," an interpreter that has a system interface similar in spirit to Tcl, but specifically designed for embedded systems with minimal resources. Also see FICL105.ZIP.

Ficl: An Embeddable Extension Language Interpreter
by John Sadler

Example 1:

10000 constant leds
10002 constant switches
20000 constant adc
20002 constant dac

Example 2:

: !oreg  ( value -- )   leds c! ; 
: @adc   ( -- value )   adc c@ ;
: !dac   ( value -- )   dac c! ;
: @ireg  ( -- value )   switches c@ ;

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