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Project to build a c compiler


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tomprice

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Hello

For my Uni project I have to build a straight C Compiler and am having problems finidng resources on doing so. I was wondering if anyone here would be able to help at all / point me in the direction of help I can get.

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The best book I've read on how to build a compiler would be "Game Scripting Mastery". It takes you through a lot of the tasks that a C compiler would have to do, such as Intermediate code, lexical/sematic analsys etc. although it only deals with a basic scripting language and misses out some features of C such as: no data types(float, int etc.) only var, assignments as expressions are illeagal( if(i = 10)). The example code in the book is a bit inefficient, such as storing the index of an element in a linked list and then using that index to access it, but apart from that I would say its a good book.
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Hello,
Please go to www.bloodshed.net and have a look around.
Lots of gooood stuff.
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