[Python-checkins] Add links to asttokens, leoAst, LibCST and parso to ast docs (GH-21773)
Edward K. Ream
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Tue Aug 11 10:08:10 EDT 2020
author: Edward K. Ream <edreamleo at gmail.com>
committer: GitHub <noreply at github.com>
Add links to asttokens, leoAst, LibCST and parso to ast docs (GH-21773)
diff --git a/Doc/library/ast.rst b/Doc/library/ast.rst
index 25cb17811e718..755c60fba6411 100644
@@ -1800,5 +1800,24 @@ to stdout. Otherwise, the content is read from stdin.
- `Green Tree Snakes <https://greentreesnakes.readthedocs.io/>`_, an external documentation resource, has good
- details on working with Python ASTs.
+ `Green Tree Snakes <https://greentreesnakes.readthedocs.io/>`_, an external
+ documentation resource, has good details on working with Python ASTs.
+ `ASTTokens <https://asttokens.readthedocs.io/en/latest/user-guide.html>`_
+ annotates Python ASTs with the positions of tokens and text in the source
+ code that generated them. This is helpful for tools that make source code
+ `leoAst.py <http://leoeditor.com/appendices.html#leoast-py>`_ unifies the
+ token-based and parse-tree-based views of python programs by inserting
+ two-way links between tokens and ast nodes.
+ `LibCST <https://libcst.readthedocs.io/>`_ parses code as a Concrete Syntax
+ Tree that looks like an ast tree and keeps all formatting details. It's
+ useful for building automated refactoring (codemod) applications and
+ `Parso <https://parso.readthedocs.io>`_ is a Python parser that supports
+ error recovery and round-trip parsing for different Python versions (in
+ multiple Python versions). Parso is also able to list multiple syntax errors
+ in your python file.
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