Crafting Interpreters: A handbook for making programming languages
by Robert Nystrom
Publisher: craftinginterpreters.com 2015
Number of pages: 195
This book contains everything you need to implement a full-featured, efficient scripting language. You'll learn both high-level concepts around parsing and semantics and gritty details like bytecode representation and garbage collection.
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by Dick Grune, Ceriel J. H. Jacobs - Ellis Horwood Ltd
This book treats parsing in great depth. It offers a clear and thorough discussion of different parsing techniques with their applications, including error recovery techniques. The text covers almost all parsing methods, not just the popular ones.
by S. Arbayo
This is a very hands-on approach to crafting a compiler and it does not follow any pre-defined set of rules. It is the author's intent to take some of the mystery out of what goes into making a working scripting engine - compiler.
by Seth D. Bergmann - Rowan University
This is an introductory level text for compiler design courses, that emphasizes problem solving skills. The concepts are clearly presented with sampler problems and diagrams to illustrate the concepts. The text also covers lex and yacc.
by Niklaus Wirth, Jürg Gutknecht
Here are the results of Project Oberon, which goal was to design an entire system from scratch. It gives advice on how a system might be built, and demonstrates how one was built. Program listings alone contain the ultimate explanations.