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developerWorks: Better Error Handling Using Flex and Bison

Aug 03, 2006, 04:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christian Hagen)

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"As UNIX developers know, Flex and Bison are powerful tools for developing lexical and grammar parsers, in particular language compilers and interpreters. If you're unfamiliar with these utilities or the tools they implement--Lex and Yacc, respectively--check the Resources section in this article for links to the Flex and Bison documentation and to additional articles that introduce both programs.

"This article covers a somewhat more advanced topic: features and techniques for putting better error-handling capabilities into your compiler or interpreter..."

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