It lets developers easily create applications for Android and
iOS, Windows, OS X, Linux and Raspberry Pi using the same
source code and with the same UI. Easily develop mobile,
desktop, server or embedded applications equally. It is ideal in
applications where a slightly non-standard UI is not a problem.
Read the manual or the tutorial, peruse code samples. Learn about best practices, or view the Big 8th Lessons Book.
8th lets you use whichever platform you prefer for writing the code. With one click, you’ll create the executables for any platform 8th supports, from any platform it supports!
8th includes among other things: a standardized GUI, strong encryption, database support, REST access, L10N support, hardware access, a REPL and much more!