Lex and Yacc

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By John R. Levine.
October 1992, 386 pages, US$29.95, ISBN 1-56592-000-7

This book shows programmers how to use two classic language processing tools, lex and yacc, in program development. They are traditionally used to build compilers and interpreters, but they also have a wider range of applications. The second edition contains completely revised tutorial sections for novice users and reference sections for advanced users. More information about this book is online at the O'Reilly Web site, at http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/lex/.

Table of Contents

1: Lex and Yacc
2: Using Lex
3: Using Yacc
4: A Menu Generation Language
5: Parsing SQL
6: A Reference for Lex Specifications
7: A Reference for Yacc Grammars
8: Yacc Ambiguities and Conflicts
9: Error Reporting and Recovery
A: AT&T Lex
B: AT&T Yacc
C: Berkeley Yacc
D: GNU Bison
E: Flex
F: MKS lex and yacc
G: Abraxas lex and yacc
H: POSIX lex and yacc
I: MGL Compiler Code
J: SQL Parser Code

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