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welcome

This is the official Pike language web site. Pick up the latest stable Pike 8.0 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.



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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.

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latest pike news

2016, March 3: Pike 8.0 Release 2
Pike 8.0 release 2 is now available!
This is build 8.0.182.
Download it with the big green button on the left.

2016, February 9: Pike 8.0 RELEASED!
Pike 8.0 release is now available!
The final build is 8.0.164.
Download it with the big green button on the left.

2016, February 8: Pike 8.0.164 Beta
Pike 8.0.164 beta is now available!
This is the fifth beta of the Pike 8.0 series, which is intended to become the next stable series.
Download the distribution.

2016, February 7: Pike 8.0.162 Beta
Pike 8.0.162 beta is now available!
This is the fourth beta of the Pike 8.0 series, which is intended to become the next stable series.
Download the distribution.

2016, January 1: Pike 8.0.146 Beta
Pike 8.0.146 beta is now available!
This is the third beta of the Pike 8.0 series, which is intended to become the next stable series.
Download the distribution.

2014, June 25: Pike 7.8.866 Released
Pike 7.8.866 is now released!
This is an update of the 7.8 stable series. Read the release notes and download the distribution.