By Lorenzo Bettini
Learn find out how to enforce a DSL with Xtext and Xtend utilizing easy-to-understand examples and most sensible practices
About This Book
- Leverage the newest positive factors of Xtext and Xtend to enhance a domain-specific language.
- Integrate Xtext with well known 3rd social gathering IDEs and get the simplest out of either worlds.
- Discover the best way to attempt a DSL implementation and the way to customise runtime and IDE features of the DSL
Who This e-book Is For
This booklet is concentrated at programmers and builders who are looking to create a domain-specific language with Xtext. they need to have a simple familiarity with Eclipse and its performance. earlier event with compiler implementation may be valuable yet isn't really worthy on the grounds that this publication will clarify the entire improvement levels of a DSL.
What you'll Learn
- Write Xtext grammar for a DSL;
- Use Xtend as a substitute to Java to write down purifier, easier-to-read, and extra maintainable code;
- Build your Xtext DSLs simply with Maven/Tycho and Gradle;
- Write a code generator and an interpreter for a DSL;
- Explore the Xtext scoping mechanism for image resolution;
- Test such a lot facets of the DSL implementation with JUnit;
- Understand top practices in DSL implementations with Xtext and Xtend;
- Develop your Xtext DSLs utilizing non-stop Integration mechanisms;
- Use an Xtext editor in an internet application
Xtext is an open resource Eclipse framework for imposing domain-specific languages including IDE functionalities. It helps you to enforce languages particularly fast; such a lot of all, it covers all facets of a whole language infrastructure, together with the parser, code generator, interpreter, and more.
This publication will make it easier to enforce area particular Languages (DSL) successfully, including their IDE tooling, with Xtext and Xtend. commencing with short assurance of Xtext beneficial properties considering DSL implementation, together with integration in an IDE, the ebook will then introduce you to Xtend as this language may be utilized in the entire examples during the ebook. you are going to then discover the common programming improvement workflow with Xtext once we adjust the grammar of the DSL.
Further, the Xtend programming language (a fully-featured Java-like language tightly built-in with Java) might be brought. We then clarify the most strategies of Xtext, equivalent to validation, code iteration, and customizations of runtime and UI features. you've gotten discovered the right way to try out a DSL carried out in Xtext with JUnit and should development to complicated strategies corresponding to kind checking and scoping. you are going to then combine the common non-stop Integration platforms in-built to Xtext DSLs and make yourself familiar with Xbase. through the top of the booklet, you are going to manually keep the EMF version for an Xtext DSL and should see how an Xtext DSL is usually utilized in IntelliJ.
Style and approach
A step-by step-tutorial with illustrative examples that would allow you to grasp utilizing Xtext and enforcing DSLs with its customized language, Xtend.
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