Contents tagged with ast

  • Antlr: The basics of parsing programming languages source code

    Written by on 1.9.2019. 20:13:00
    antlr4, language parsing, ast

    In today's world, the process of turning a written program code into something that can be executed is often simply taken for granted and overlooked. The compilation process is intricate and can still last for an uncomfortable amount of time for really big enterprise applications. This blog post will attempt to describe the basics about how a piece of code can be parsed into something that could be logically understood by a processor and then some operations be executed accordingly.