|Books on compiler tools ? email@example.com (John L) (2008-09-05)|
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|Re: Books on compiler tools ? Anthony.Sloane@mq.edu.au (Tony Sloane) (2008-09-06)|
|Re: Books on compiler tools ? email@example.com (Aleksey Demakov) (2008-09-07)|
|Re: Books on compiler tools ? firstname.lastname@example.org (glen herrmannsfeldt) (2008-09-07)|
|Re: Books on compiler tools ? email@example.com (Aleksey Demakov) (2008-09-09)|
|Re: Books on compiler tools ? firstname.lastname@example.org (Tom Copeland) (2008-09-08)|
|From:||Tony Sloane <Anthony.Sloane@mq.edu.au>|
|Date:||Sat, 6 Sep 2008 21:21:19 +0200|
|Posted-Date:||07 Sep 2008 17:35:42 EDT|
On Fri, 5 Sep 2008 22:17:18 +0100 (BST), John L wrote:
> Are there any books currently in print that describe compiler building
> tools other than my venerable "lex & yacc". I realize that books
> like the
> dragon book mention them as part of a description of RE lexers or LALR
> parsers, but I'm more interested in books like Terrence Parr's 1996
> on PCCTS or Holub's book where he reimplemented lex and yacc.
> I can't find any -- am I the lone survivor or am I missing some?
I presume that "The Definitive ANTLR Reference: Building Domain-
Specific Languages" by Terence Parr (published by Pragmatic
Programmers) is still in print since Amazon.com has it in stock.
Also, our book "Generating Software from Specifications" (Kastens,
Sloane, Waite - Jones and Bartlett, 2007, http://www.jbpub.com/catalog/9780763741242/)
, while not specifically about building compilers, illustrates
software generation using our Eli system with examples from the
language processing area many of which are relevant for compiler
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