|question on books about 'modern' compilers firstname.lastname@example.org (Niall Dalton) (1997-05-05)|
|Re: question on books about 'modern' compilers email@example.com (Allyn Dimock) (1997-05-08)|
|Re: question on books about 'modern' compilers firstname.lastname@example.org (1997-05-13)|
|Re: question on books about 'modern' compilers email@example.com (1997-05-14)|
|Re: question on books about 'modern' compilers firstname.lastname@example.org (Nick Barnes) (1997-05-16)|
|From:||Allyn Dimock <email@example.com>|
|Date:||8 May 1997 21:31:34 -0400|
|Organization:||Division of Applied Sciences, Harvard University|
Niall Dalton <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> read? I remember seeing a reference to a book about writing compilers
> in java. Could someone point me in the direction of this?
I believe that Andrew Appel has just published such a book, "Modern
Compiler Implementation in Java" -- See his homepage
> Btw, I'm interested in functional and logic languages as well as
> imperative ones.
For lazy (Haskell-like) functional languages, see the texts by
Simon Peyton-Jones "The Implementation of Functional Programming
Languages" and "Implementing Functional Languages" (the second is a
project book), both Prentice-Hall
For implementations of ML, try Andrew Appel "Compiling with
Continuations" Cambridge Press, which examines the SML/NJ 0.75
compiler in reasonable detail. Or Xavier Leroy. "The ZINC experiment,
an economical implementation of the ML language", INRIA Technical
report, about implementation of a predecessor of CAML-Light, available
off Leroy's home page http://pauillac.inria.fr/~xleroy/
For Scheme, see tech reports by Steele on the Rabbit Compiler and by
Kranz et al on the Orbit Compiler.
For logic programming, see Hassan Ait-Kaci "Warren's Abstract Machine:
A Tutorial Reconstruction" MIT Press. There must be more but I am not
familiar with the field.
-- Allyn Dimock
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