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'SableCC' is an object-oriented framework that generates compilers and interpreters in Java. It is based on two design decisions. First, the framework uses object-oriented techniques to automatically build a strictly typed abstract syntax tree. Second, the framework generates tree-walker classes using an extended version of the visitor design pattern which enables the implementation of actions on the nodes of the abstract syntax tree using inheritance. This means a shorter development cycle for constructing compilers.


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
LGPLv2.1orlaterJanet Casey2 June 2004

Leaders and contributors

Etienne M. Gagnon Maintainer
See the AUTHORS file in the distribution for a complete list Contributor

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail
Developer VCS Repository Webview
Bug Tracking Bug Tracking

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to build jikes
Weak prerequisite ant
Required to use SableVM

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 13 May 2005.


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