Running K

From The K Language Wiki

K was originally created as a proprietary language, but the main implementations are freely available to the general public for personal use. Over the years, many open source implementations of K have emerged.

Web-based interpreters[edit]

Table of browser-based K interpreters
Name Links
ngn/k Editor, REPL, nextjournal *, Attempt This Online
oK REPL, editor(iKe drawing framework), Attempt This Online
Special K Online GLSL shader mapping
Kona repl.it
ktye/i REPL
ThePlatform REPL
K7 (kparc) https://kparc.io/kc/
K9 (kparc) https://kparc.io/k/
K2 (nsl archive) http://nsl.com/k/k2/k295/

Try It Online! is an online programming environment which supports ngn/k, oK and Kona. It is not listed in the table since the owner has not updated the K versions for years.

Table of Implementations[edit]

Table of K implementations
Name Language Dialect License Download
Shakti C K9 proprietary https://shakti.com/
ThePlatform Rust K-like temporary closed source https://theplatform.technology/platform/install.html
ktye/i Go K-like public domain / no license https://github.com/ktye/i
ngn/k C K6 AGPL3 https://codeberg.org/ngn/k
oK JS K5 MIT https://github.com/JohnEarnest/ok
kuc C K5-like GPL3 https://github.com/zholos/kuc/
kdb+/q unknown K4 proprietary https://kx.com/developers/download-licenses/
klong C K-like public domain https://t3x.org/klong/
Kona C K3 ISC https://github.com/kevinlawler/kona/