As you read this sentence, your mind identifies the words, punctuation,
and the boundaries of the sentence. Good job - your internal parser is
To write your own languages, you'll need a parser - whether it's a full-fledged Turing complete language, or just a tiny special-purpose Domain Specific Language (DSL). Even if you don't, insight into how code is parsed helps you know and love your programming language better.
We always leave time for general conversation and questions. Come try one of the most interactive groups around!
The Dayton Dynamic Languages User Group meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at Brixx Ice Co. from 7 to 9 PM. We are a Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Dayton Microcomputer Association. http://d8ndl.org