Welcome to Pike

This is the official Pike language web site. If you are new to Pike you can start off by reading about what Pike really is. After that you might want to learn the language itself.

What is pike?

Pike is a dynamic programming language with a syntax similar to Java and C. It is simple to learn, does not require long compilation passes and has powerful built-in data types allowing simple and really fast data manipulation.

Pike is released under the GNU GPL, GNU LGPL and MPL; this means that you can fetch it and use it for almost any purpose you please.

News

2016, November 20: Pike 8.0 Release 5

Pike 8.0 release 5 is now available!
This is build 8.0.358.
Download it here

2016, November 3: Pike site redesigned!
The site design has received its first major update in quite a while.

2016, October 13: Pike Conference 2016 announced.
On November 4-5, Roxen will hold a Pike developer conference in Linköping, Sweden. Read up on the details and register at the conference page.

2016, July 11: Pike 8.0 Release 4
Pike 8.0 release 4 is now available!
This is build 8.0.276.
Download it with the big green button on the left.

2016, May 15: Pike 8.0 Release 3
Pike 8.0 release 3 is now available!
This is build 8.0.240.
Download it with the big green button on the left.