Constructing Language Processors for Little Languages / Edition 1

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Overview

A step-by-step tutorial to developing a language processor for a ''little language'' which can be used on any platform including DOS. The view is towards applying language processor techniques, using them across diverse languages and providing procedures for designing programming languages. Details how to build a compiler for a little language that you can design, along with numerous examples of code to demonstrate how to implement your own language processor. Disk with interpreter and utilities developed in the book is available separately or in a set.

"Little languages" are specialty languages that can help programmers streamline the development of specific applications. This text, written for experienced programmers, serves as a step-by-step guide to developing compilers and interpreters for "little languages."

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A practical, step-by-step guide to developing language processors and to building, from scratch, little languages to streamline programming chores. The volume includes real-world examples of all topics covered, and is organized around the design, development, debugging, and implementation of an interpreter and compiler to process a little language for storing, retrieving, and manipulating images. Disk included. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR booknews.com
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471597537
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/23/1994
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 464
  • Product dimensions: 9.25 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Table of Contents

An Introduction to Little Languages.

Designing a Little Language.

Formal Considerations: Language and Grammars.

Lexical Analysis and Parsing.

The Architecture of a Language Processor.

Nodes and Pointers: Data Structures for the Language Processor.

Implementation of the Lexical Analyzer and Parser.

lex and yacc.

Executing the Translated Program: Interpretation and Compilation.

Other Issues.

Appendices.

Glossary.

Index.

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