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Forth: What does it better?

Forth: What does it better?

(OP)
Hi Folks,

I'm currently visiting a course on my colleage about stack based languages. It's cool, we work with Forth and Postscript and compare their nature.

One part of this course is to show little app which demonstrates special features of stack based languages which can be used for functionality which isn't (that easy) possible in other languages.

Today our prof. showed a little code (20 lines) which set up a basic OOP support. It blew my mind!

Do you know any similiar things?  

RE: Forth: What does it better?

In an obtuse way, the prof is doing you a disservice.

FORTH is so clean and tight and elegant and powerful that once you've learned it, working with other computer languages will just piss you off.

 

RE: Forth: What does it better?

(OP)
Maybe you're right, but he did to demonstrate how the words behind UNTIL, DO and so on could be used to enhance the whole system.

"FORTH is so clean and tight and elegant and powerful that once you've learned it, working with other computer languages will just piss you off." - that's  a good point. What would you use as example what'd piss of people if they have learned Forth?

RE: Forth: What does it better?

Well, C and its spawn would qualify.

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