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Linux Gazette; Exploring parsing and virtual machines with Python

Apr 02, 2000, 20:28 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Pramode C E)

"The design of compilers/interpreters is a challenging field - one which offers a lot of scope for theoretical exploration as well as hands on coding. Being a Python fan, I tried to implement some of the ideas which I am learning about compilers/interpreters in this beautiful language. As I am neither a Python Guru nor a compiler expert, the implementation may be imperfect. But it was certainly lots of fun!"

"Don't be disappointed when I tell you that we are not going to discuss the implementation of an Object Oriented, functional language with automatic garbage collection and the works! The language I am talking about here is the one which we learn as kids, the language of arithmetic expressions."

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