Re: IDE for Parser.

Tom Copeland <>
5 Jul 2006 20:41:13 -0400

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From: Tom Copeland <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 5 Jul 2006 20:41:13 -0400
Organization: Compilers Central
References: 06-06-042 06-07-005
Keywords: tools
Posted-Date: 05 Jul 2006 20:41:13 EDT

On Wed, 2006-07-05 at 15:16 -0400, satya wrote:
> > I am looking to evaluate good IDE tools for fast development of
> > parser.
> Hi,
> I am a masters student in computer science and I am working on building
> a visual front end for GNU/Bison. We were recently discussing this
> topic on the Bison mailing lists. It would be helpful if you can you
> tell me what features you would like to see in such an IDE.. is the
> requirement same as what is provided by Anagram or would you have
> different thoughts about how a visual parser IDE should look like?

You might be interested in gleaning ideas from what the JavaCC Eclipse
plugin offers:

There are some screenshots there; it looks pretty good and has some nice
features (support for folding various lexical specification definitions,
decoration of generated files, etc).



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