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Compiler implementation

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Last Modified: 2010-04-15
Where can I find some good online books or tutorials about compiler implementation?

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Ivan Simon has a paper online at http://cactus.fi.uba.ar/dspwww/eg3/compiler.htm
that is a nice talk about designing a compiler.

Is this an academic thing, where you actually need to understand compiler design, or do you need to design one. If the latter, have you checked out http://www.first.gmd.de/gentle/manuals.html or
which are compiler generator tools?

In addition to these, a search of the web yielded
which has a bunch of links, but nothing that looks like a tutorial (they seem to recommend buying a book, not a bad idea actually <G>)

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Actually Simon only covered the scanner phase of compiler implementation, but he might add the other parts later on.

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