[Haskell] Compiler Construction course using Haskell?

Claus Reinke claus.reinke at talk21.com
Wed Aug 20 15:30:16 EDT 2008

>I plan to give a course in compiler construction,
>using Haskell as the implementation language
>(not as source or target language).

This might be of interest:

>Something along these lines:
>1. combinator parsers (Parsec),
>2. simple interpreter (arithmetical expressions)
>3. add algebraic data types, functions
>4. type checker
>5. code generator.
>Ideally, 2..5 would be using the very same tree traversal code
>and just change the monad for evaluation.

This has me worried slightly: do you intend to showcase
monads, or do you intend to teach compiler construction?

Just wondering,

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