|Appel Book : Modern Compiler Implementation In C ?? email@example.com (Sahan Amarasekera) (2000-11-11)|
|Re: Appel Book : Modern Compiler Implementation In C ?? firstname.lastname@example.org (Lieven Marchand) (2000-11-14)|
|Re: Appel Book : Modern Compiler Implementation In C ?? email@example.com (Mark Scott) (2000-11-14)|
|Re: Appel Book : Modern Compiler Implementation In C ?? firstname.lastname@example.org (2000-11-17)|
|Re: Appel Book : Modern Compiler Implementation In C ?? email@example.com (Malcolm Crowe) (2001-01-26)|
|From:||firstname.lastname@example.org (Roger Lindsj|)|
|Date:||17 Nov 2000 23:47:29 -0500|
|Organization:||Chalmers University of Technology|
|Posted-Date:||17 Nov 2000 23:47:29 EST|
>Sahan Amarasekera <email@example.com> wrote:
>: I am a complete beginner to compiler construction. I was wondering
>: whether the book Modern Compiler Implementation In C (the 1998, later
>: version) by Andrew W. Appel is a good book for me to begin with.
Mark Scott <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>However, I did find it informative despite its confusing nature.
>Some of this confusion may be because the C was not written by
>Appel - the book was orignally ML, and then translated to C and Java,
>so the C and Java are not great examples of how to code in those
>languages (the Java version uses few OO programming techniques).
I used this book when taking a compiler course, and found it quite
good. I had enough examples to get you started, and enough theory to
enable you to rewrite the (quite ugly) java code to more "proper"
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