At 4/4/08 04:27 PM, authorblues wrote:
i just got done programming a lexer (not using lex, for those curious) for a programming language our professor made up. it was a bitch doing huge state tables for the finite state automata.
Yeah... that was REALLY fucking annoying. We also did an operator precedence table, which was ALSO fucking annoying, but not quite as bad.
I know I've said it a million times, but I hated writing the compiler for that class and I don't understand why so many people are always so interested in writing them. But to be fair, I did learn a lot in the course.
Did you manage to get your MIDI stuff going?