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

2019, August 30: Pike Conference 2019
This years Pike conference will be held at the Opera offices in Linköping November 2:nd and 3:rd.

2019, July 19: Pike Meet-up 2019-Q3
Pike developers will meet at Roxen's Linköping offices August 4th.

2019, April 17: Pike Meet-up 2019-Q2
Pike developers will meet at Roxen's Linköping offices May 4th.

2019, January 19: Pike Meet-up 2019-Q1
Pike developers will meet at Roxen's Linköping offices February 2nd.

2018, November 1: Pike 8.0 Release 13
Pike 8.0 release 13 is now available! This is build 8.0.702. Download it here