textX Alternatives

    textX is described as 'meta-language for building Domain-Specific Languages (DSLs) in Python. It is inspired by Xtext'. There are nine alternatives to textX for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is Eclipse Xtext, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like textX are ANTLR (Free, Open Source), Flex (Free, Open Source), Bison (Free, Open Source) and parboiled (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 8, 2021

    1. Xtext is an open-source framework for developing programming languages and domain-specific languages (DSLs).
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      ANTLR, ANother Tool for Language Recognition, is a language tool that provides a framework for constructing recognizers, interpreters, compilers, and translators from grammatical descriptions containing actions in a variety of target languages.
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      Flex (fast lexical analyzer generator) is a tool for generating scanners. A scanner, sometimes called a tokenizer, is a program which recognizes lexical patterns in text.
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      GNU Bison, commonly known as Bison, is a parser generator that is part of the GNU Project.
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      Elegant PEG parsing in Java - lightweight, easy-to-use, powerful.
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      dropincc.java - A small and easy to use parser generator. Specify your grammar in pure java and compile dynamically. Especially suitable for DSL creation in java.
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      Ragel is a finite-state machine compiler and a parser generator targeting C, C++ and ASM. It can recognize byte sequences and execute code at arbitrary points in the process. POTENTIAL USES Writing robust protocol implementations. Parsing data formats.
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      Owl is a parser generator which targets the class of visibly pushdown languages. FEATURES: Efficient — Owl can parse any syntactically valid grammar in linear time.
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    2. Tunnel Grammar Studio is an Integrated Development Environment for generating parsers (also known as parser generator or a compiler compiler). It is used to develop stand alone Parsing Machines from given ABNF syntax grammar.
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