Recommendations on books on Parsing Techniques and Context-Free Languages
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Knuth says that Volume 5 of The Art of Computer Programming, to cover Lexical Scanning and Parsing Techniques, is "estimated to be ready in 2020" and that Volume 6 will cover "the theory of context-free languages".
While I have enjoyed the first three volumes of TAoCP, I don't want to wait until 2020 and beyond to read an in-depth treatment of parsing techniques and theory of context-free languages. What books can you recommend for someone who doesn't have a CS degree but has considerable development experience, and is not afraid of math but has never taken calculus?
Does your development experience include using lex+yacc (or JavaCC or ANTLR or whatever) already? Or are you starting from scratch?
Back in the day, the place to go to learn about parsing was the Dragon Book.
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