|Lex and Yacc teaching aids/books/papers/examples ? firstname.lastname@example.org (1990-06-04)|
|From:||email@example.com (John Lenarcic)|
|Date:||Mon, 4 Jun 90 04:46:38 GMT|
Does anyone know of any good books or papers that deal with Lex
and Yacc in tutorial fashion ?
I'm trying to teach 3rd year Computer Science students how to use
these Unix tools effectively. The original papers on Lex and Yacc
( by M. E. Lesk/E. Schmidt and S. C. Johnson, respectively ) aren't
really of much help because they're too brief and don't contain
many examples of the tools in action. Apart from a brief article in
the August '87 issue of "UnixWorld" and some terse snippets in the
"Dragon" book, that's all I can find reference-wise.
If anyone could steer me toward a Lex/Yacc teaching aid, I would be
much obliged. Also, tips from academics on how to convey Lex/Yacc
skills in the classroom would be appreciated. Let me know your own
personal experiences on the subject.
( Would anyone happen to know the e-mail address of the person in
charge of Lex/Yacc at Bell Labs. ? )
Please reply to me personally by e-mail, if possible. Thanks.
Department of Computer Science,
University of Melbourne,
[The Nutshell handbook on Lex and Yacc is supposed to be pretty good, though
I haven't read it myself. -John]
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