Onyx is a powerful stack-based, multi-threaded, interpreted, general purpose programming language similar to PostScript and Forth. It can be embedded as an extension language into other applications, and was designed to have a small memory footprint. It is among the smallest embeddable interpreters available.
|Tags||Software Development Interpreters Embedded Systems|
|Operating Systems||POSIX BSD FreeBSD Linux Solaris NetBSD Mac OS X|
|Implementation||C Other Scripting Engines|
Release Notes: Locking bugs in the bindsocket and connect operators were fixed.
Release Notes: A small garbage collector race condition was fixed.
Release Notes: The build system was changed to build cleanly on OS X 10.3 and NetBSD. Various minor documentation fixes were made.
Release Notes: A race condition that could cause a crash in the garbage collector was fixed.
Release Notes: Object-oriented programming support was added. Loadable module support was improved. A command line parsing module was added. Signal handling support was added. A limited form of continuations was added. Stacks were reimplemented to improve performance and reliability. The garbage collector was restructured to improve performance under heavy load. Tail optimization can now be disabled to make debugging easier. Error backtraces now report the files and line numbers where source code originated.