General chat about compilers by John McMullin:

  • What they are MxN problem (M languages - N machines)
  • Grammars and Tools
  • Internals of a compiler
  • Lexer
  • Parser
  • Symbol Table
  • Code Generation
  • Memory layout
  • Linkers
  • Code Optimization
  • Demo / view internals of example compiler
  • Simple generation of a compiler

Talk will be in 2 parts lasting about 20 mins each followed with a break for coffee in the middle. Afterwards we’ll be doing an extended lean coffee session on compiler related things.

Venue Cotton Court, Church Street, Preston, PR1 3BY

Directions Just off Church Street by the Blue Bell Pub, opposite the Ceragem store.

Date and Time 14th June at 6pm