building an indentation lexer in python – a tutorial

scope by indentation is an alternative to curly braces and is used by languages like python and pug. it certainly is more human-friendly as experience gathered tends to produce more and more friendly syntaxes (like livecode). we’ll in this post build an indentation analyser that correctly tells us when we mixed indentation level; just like python… Continue Reading building an indentation lexer in python – a tutorial

building a lexer in python – a tutorial

knowing how to build a lexer allows you to extend your applications and opens up a whole new world. You can write your own DSLs or your own language or just better separate symbols: in other words, it allows you to have more control over a string what is a lexer? from user input to… Continue Reading building a lexer in python – a tutorial