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dear Experts,

i want to analyze how javacc works because one of the parser which is present in my project is designed based on that so how to start how to get the source code of javacc how the tokenizing and parsing is done,please can you provide me some good urls which i can refer which is easy to understand and to get the source code because i see lot of things on net but not able to find the suitable one please help me.

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Parsers are a big subject! This is a great book on the subject, although it covers way more than lexing and parsing. But the other parts are worthwhile reading too.

What source code are you looking for? The code of JavaCC is linked prominently on its home page. If that code is not readable/comprehensible (or doesn't have sufficient documentation for your tastes), check out Antlr and SableCC. Those three libraries are the preeminent parsers written in Java.
 
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