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Clifton Royston's Blog – December 2007 Archive (1)

Recursive descent parsing with BNF grammars

(This is a modified repost of a post I recently put up on our company's wiki,

explaining a very old CS concept/approach which seems to be rather

neglected lately in production use.)

Introduction



If you're implementing any sort of miniature language as part of some software (query language, scripting capability) or even just attempting to parse structured input of some kind, using the full-boogie compiler-builder tools like YACC, bison, and friends can seem like… Continue

Added by Clifton Royston on December 20, 2007 at 9:38am — 4 Comments

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