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create language for the jvm

 
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hi

there a lot of language who run inside the jvm...

somebody know if there a some book about that

how to create a language for the jvm... or how to create a programming language...

thanks
 
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There are many books on creating a language, they are usually called "compiler" books. The classic is the dragon book, but there are others that are more current.

The basic steps are to:

1) parse the language to an intermediate form
2) reduce the intermediate to something suitable to actually work with (typically three op)
3) produce code for target.

In the olden days, the target was machine language. These days, the target is something like a JVM

You will also need books/info on JVM, how data is formatted for execution, etc.
 
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this book is exactly what you're looking for.
 
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