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Ficl is a programming language integrating with C/C++ applications. It was designed to support the development of embedded systems and real-time computing. Ficl uses a stack-based virtual machine for execution, similar to Forth, but also supports conventional procedural syntax and constructs. This duality allows it to be used in both scripting-like operations and low-level tasks within programs. Ficl can interface directly with C code, allowing system functions or complex data structures to be incorporated into scripts without performance penalties often associated with traditional interpreters or virtual machines. The simplicity of the language's design makes it useful in environments where resources are limited or when fast prototyping is required during development cycles without sacrificing runtime efficiency at the expense of higher-level languages' abstractions.