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Parser Combinators: How to Parse (nearly) Anything



Nate Young presents parser combinators, what they are useful for and how to make use of them, demoing how to write one.


Nate Young is programmer living in the midwest. His first job was a strictly-maintenance programming position in a lightly padded cube. With his copious free time he learned Common Lisp and made a lot of origami cranes. Although he has since moved on to more stimulating software projects, he continues to try to bring his coding levels down to those of his first, lazy days as a programmer.

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Strange Loop is a multi-disciplinary conference that aims to bring together the developers and thinkers building tomorrow's technology in fields such as emerging languages, alternative databases, concurrency, distributed systems, mobile development, and the web.

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Jan 23, 2012