Flex Online Manual

Flex Online Manual

The online manual for Flex, a fast lexical analyser generator, generating programs that perform pattern-matching on text.

Publication date: 22 Jul 2012

ISBN-10: n/a

ISBN-13: n/a

Paperback: 141 pages

Views: 17,970

Type: Book

Publisher: n/a

License: GNU Free Documentation License

Post time: 24 Oct 2004 03:00:33

Flex Online Manual

Flex Online Manual The online manual for Flex, a fast lexical analyser generator, generating programs that perform pattern-matching on text.
Tag(s): Compiler Design and Construction
Publication date: 22 Jul 2012
ISBN-10: n/a
ISBN-13: n/a
Paperback: 141 pages
Views: 17,970
Document Type: Book
Publisher: n/a
License: GNU Free Documentation License
Post time: 24 Oct 2004 03:00:33
Summary/Excerpts of (and not a substitute for) the GNU Free Documentation License:
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled "GNU Free Documentation License". 

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Update 02/07/2016:

The original URL at sourceforge is no longer available. I replaced it with a mirror website.

Book excerpts:

This is the online manual for Flex, a fast lexical analyser generator. It is a tool for generating programs that perform pattern-matching on text. There are many applications for Flex, including writing compilers in conjunction with GNU Bison. Flex is a free implementation of the well known Lex program. It features a Lex compatibility mode, and also provides several new features such as exclusive start conditions.
 




About The Author(s)


Atlanta based systems engineer and operations architect.

Will Estes

Atlanta based systems engineer and operations architect.


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John Millaway

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Vern Edward Paxson is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley. He also leads the Networking and Security Group at the International Computer Science Institute in Berkeley, California. His interests range from transport protocols to intrusion detection and worms. Paxson is also the original author of the flex lexical analyzer and the Bro intrusion detection system. Backscatter is a term coined by Vern Paxson to describe Internet background noise resulting from a DDoS attack using multiple spoofed addresses.

Vern Paxson

Vern Edward Paxson is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley. He also leads the Networking and Security Group at the International Computer Science Institute in Berkeley, California. His interests range from transport protocols to intrusion detection and worms. Paxson is also the original author of the flex lexical analyzer and the Bro intrusion detection system. Backscatter is a term coined by Vern Paxson to describe Internet background noise resulting from a DDoS attack using multiple spoofed addresses.


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