parser generator

parser generator

A program which takes a formal description of a grammar (e.g. in BNF) and outputs source code for a parser which will recognise valid strings obeying that grammar and perform associated actions. Unix's yacc is a well known example.
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ANTLR (ANother Tool for Language Recognition) is a powerful, Java-based parser generator for reading, processing, executing or translating structured text or binary files.
The creator of the ANTLR parser generator Parr (computer science, U.
The visual language grammar previously produced, whose productions are specified according to the XPG grammar formalism [12], are successively fed to the XpLR parser generator.
of San Francisco) presents a guide on using ANTLR v3 (Another Tool for Language Recognition), a parser generator, to create interpreters and translators for domain-specific languages.
XMLBooster is the leading application-specific XML parser generator that enables developers to create small, fast XML parsers for their application.
WebGain Commits to Providing the Java Parser Generator of Choice
A powerful tool for enhancing developer productivity, JavaCC is a sophisticated parser generator for use in building quality Java applications.
Reasoning5 also supplies a powerful Software Developer Kit (SDK) with an advanced parser generator, CQML compiler, Report Writer and GUI tool kit.
Specific areas of expertise included software engineering design and implementation practices, portable software development technologies, parser generators, DBMS technologies and operating systems.