Implementing Domain-specific Languages with Xtext and Xtend

Implementing Domain-specific Languages with Xtext and Xtend

By: Lorenzo Bettini (author)Paperback

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A step-by-step guide that enables you to quickly implement a DSL with Xtext and Xtend in a test-driven way with the aid of simplified examples. This book is for programmers who want to learn about Xtext and how to use it to implement a DSL (or a programming language) together with Eclipse IDE tooling. It assumes that the user is familiar with Eclipse and its functionality. Existing basic knowledge of a compiler implementation would be useful, though not strictly required, since the book will explain all the stages of the development of a DSL.

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About Author

Lorenzo Bettini is an assistant professor (Researcher) in computer science at Dipartimento di Informatica, Universita di Torino, Italy.Previously,he was a Postdoc and a contractual researcher at Dipartimento di Sistemi e Informatica,Universita di Firenze,Italy.He has a Masters Degree in computer science and a PhD in theoretical computer science.His research interests cover design, theory,and the implementation of programming languages (in particular,object-oriented languages and network-aware languages).He has been using Xtext since version 0.7.He has used Xtext and Xtend for implementing many Domain Specific Languages and Java-like programming languages.He is also the author of about 60 papers published in international conferences and international journals.You can contact him at

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/08/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781782160304
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 342
  • ID: 9781782160304
  • weight: 590
  • ISBN10: 1782160302

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