# [plt-scheme] Good compiler texts?

On Dec 27, 2007, at 10:45, Matthias Felleisen wrote:
>* Todd, if Shriram's conjecture is correct and you are interested
*>* in lexing and parsing (and as you say the 'theory'), I recommend
*>* working through a text on 'automata' (as in finite-state, push-down,
*>* Turing and friends). You get the theory and you get in a manner
*>* that is related to the mathematics you could do in 12th grade.
*
An interactive way to work through automata is to use JFLAP:
http://www.jflap.org/