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Building Parsers with Java™ by Steven John Metsker

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1.3. The Organization of This Book

This book explains how to write parsers for new computer languages that you create. Each chapter focuses on background, techniques, or applications. Chapters on background give you the tools to build parsers. Chapters on techniques show you how to apply the tools. Chapters on applications explain how to create a specific parser for a particular type of language. Figure 1.1 shows the role of each chapter.

Figure 1.1. Each chapter in this book focuses on either background that supports later chapters, techniques that apply across parsers, or applications of parsers to a specific language type.

The structure of the ...

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