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.


2018, January 19: Pike Meet-up 2018-Q1
Pike developers will meet at Roxen's Linköping offices February 3:rd.

2017, November 3: Pike 8.0 Release 11

Pike 8.0 release 11 is now available!

This is build 8.0.498.
Download it here

2017, October 9: Pike Conference 2017
This years Pike conference will be held at the Opera offices in Linköping November 4:th and 5:th.

2017, September 24: Pike 8.0 Release 10

Pike 8.0 release 10 is now available!
This is build 8.0.466.
Download it here

2017, June 18: Pike 8.0 Release 9

Pike 8.0 release 9 is now available!
This is build 8.0.438.
Download it here