[racket-dev] Bison

From: Stephen Bloch (bloch at adelphi.edu)
Date: Wed Oct 12 11:13:13 EDT 2011

On Oct 12, 2011, at 10:26 AM, Neil Van Dyke wrote:

> Parsing is one of the easier parts of implementing Racket, having a parser alone won't get you very far, and things you might expect to be handled in the parser are actually better handled elsewhere.
> A good starting point is PLAI: http://www.cs.brown.edu/~sk/Publications/Books/ProgLangs/
> Also be aware of the ongoing development of Whalesong, which compiles Racket to Web browser JS: http://hashcollision.org/whalesong/

And for a limited version of Racket-in-a-browser that's already up and running in classrooms, see http://www.wescheme.org ; you can also read a paper about it at http://www.cs.brown.edu/~sk/Publications/Papers/Published/yskf-wescheme/ .

Stephen Bloch
sbloch at adelphi.edu

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