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Re: seeking an OO or functional parser generator for Java

Have you looked at the toolkit used in Steven Metsker's "Building
Parsers with Java"?  I haven't actually read it, but I think it's
something like what you're looking for.


Seth Gordon <sethg@ropine.com> wrote:
 >I need to write a lexer and parser in Java.  I've looked at JFlex/CUP
 >and ANTLR, but I'm wondering if anyone has made a decent parser
 >generator in Java that uses Java objects, not text files with snippets
 >of Java code, to describe the grammars.
 >It seems like taking such an approach would follow "the grain of the
 >language" more than the lex-and-yacc approach.  But maybe other people
 >have tried to write a parser this way and discovered good reasons for
 >sticking with the old ways.
 >// seth gordon // sethg@ropine.com // http://dynamic.ropine.com/yo/ //

Tommy McGuire