looking for tips on how to implement "ruby-style" Domain Specific Language in Python

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Tue Jan 6 21:11:40 CET 2009


On 2009-01-06 20:42, Kay Schluehr wrote:
>> How would one approach this in Python? Do I need to build a custom
>> loader which compiles *.dsl files to *.pyc files? Is it possible to
>> switch between the custom DSL and the standard Python interpreter?

> Sure, but there is no way to avoid extending the Python parser and
> then your DSL becomes external.

Try python4ply:

http://dalkescientific.com/Python/python4ply.html

...much easier to work with than extending the Python parser by hand.

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