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The FOR looping statement. A semantic compiler plugin

Jan 14, 2012, 02:03 (1 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Erik for this link. ]

"The statement loops for the number of times specified in the for-clause expressions over an instruction or a block of instructions. The FOR statement was originally introduced by the C language. All its descendents seem to have it: C++, Java, C#, Php, and so on. In this blog post, we will be implementing a semantic compiler plugin for the FOR statement.

"I do not know of any other compiler that is pluggable. Therefore, I cannot compare on how to add support for a builtin language element in other compilers. Pluggability is only a requirement for this compiler. It may not be one for other compilers."

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