Misty Beach Forth Tutorial

NOTE: This tutorial is for people with no Forth programming experience whatsoever. It will get you started, but that's about it. This tutorial will be expanded in the future.

  1. If Misty Beach Forth is not already running or launching, click here to launch it.

  2. While Misty Beach Forth is launching a progress bar will appear and track the applet downloading. When the progress bar goes away, you will have a Forth console. If you don't, you may not have a browser that works properly with Misty Beach Forth. To find out, check out our experience with various browsers.

  3. A large text box will appear on your monitor. Click your mouse in it and press the Return key until an Ok! appears in the text box. Now, type the following:

    80 80 + . CR

    and then press the Return key.

  4. Forth will then print out this:


  5. Congratulations! You have just written your first line of Forth.

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