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

2022, April 20: Pike Meet-up 2022-Q2
Pike developers will meet at Roxen's Linköping offices May 7th.

2022, March 2: Pike 8.0 release 15 available
The Pike development team is pleased to announce the 15th release of Pike 8.0: build 8.0.1738. Source code as well as binary builds for MacOS, Linux and Windows are available for download.

2021, October 20: Pike Meet-up 2021-Q4
Pike developers will meet at Roxen's Linköping offices November 6th.

2020, December 24: Pike 8.0 Release 14
Pike 8.0 release 14 is now available! This is build 8.0.1116. Download it here

2020, January 9: Pike Meet-up 2020-Q1
Pike developers will meet at Roxen's Linköping offices February 1st.