|This is the official Pike language web site. Pick up the latest stable
Pike 7.8 source
distribution (15 MB), or browse through the docs.
If you are new to Pike, check out our about section
and the tutorial. An archive of all
prior releases is also available, including
pre-built binaries contributed for several platforms.|
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
|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.|
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latest pike news
October 2: Pike Conference 2012|
This years pike-conference will be held at the Opera offices November 3:rd to 4:th.
September 16: Pike 7.8.700 Released|
Pike 7.8.700 is now released!
This is an update of the 7.8 stable series.
Read the release notes and
download the distribution.
November 7: Pike Conference 2011|
This years Pike conference was held at Roxen's offices in
Linköping, Sweden November 3 to November 5. Participants
joined from Europe and North America. Among the Topics
discussed where a new maintainer for pike releases, a change
in the release versioning, and the new garbage collector as
part of the multi-cpu support that is being worked on.
This is a report of the conference by Martin Stjernholm.
October 3: Pike 7.9 development branch opened|
After a long stabilization period, the 7.8 branch of Pike has been deemed stable, and a new branch 7.9 been opened.
October 2: Pike repository migrated to git|
After a year of tuning, the conversion of the Pike CVS repositories to a git repository has completed.
September 21: Pike Users and Developers Conference 2010|
Join us in Berlin, Germany, for the 4th Annual Pike conference, to be held on October 18 and 19. Everyone, whether you're a core developer or a new user, is welcome to join us. For more information and to register, please visit the official conference website at pike2010.webhaven.eu.