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From Guillaume Laforge <glafo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Progress on the Antlr4-based parser update(2016.04.30)
Date Sat, 30 Apr 2016 11:06:17 GMT
Great progress guys! This is awesome and shaping up nicely!

Guillaume
Le 30 avr. 2016 11:27 AM, "daniel_sun" <realbluesun@hotmail.com> a écrit :

> Hi Groovy-Dev,
>
>     Since Jesper reported the progress last time, Jesper and I have refined
> the new parser for Groovy programming language in many aspects, which now
> can handle almost all source code of Groovy in Action 2nd Edition(633
> passed
> / 635 total, including our own 72 test cases). The following list shows our
> main work ( https://github.com/jespersm/groovy/commits/antlr4 ):
>
> 1)  Support Traits
> 2)  Support Tuple
> 3)  Support Labeled statement
> 4)  Support multi-dimensional array
> 5)  Support inner enum
> 6)  Support annotations added for declaration statement
> 7)  Full Unicode letter support for identifiers
> 8)  Proper unescaping of string literals
> 9)  Support named parameter with closures
> 10) Support var-args
> 11) Support synchronized statement
> 12) Import statements, script, declaration and types can be mixed with each
> other
> 13) Add missing keywords and built-in types
> 14) Support binary literals
> 15) Allow enum constants with parameters
> 16) Make strict check for def and modifiers, which should not be duplicated
> 17) Allow defining method whose name is non-IDENTIFIER
> 18) Allow invoking method with optional parentheses
> 19) Support dollar slashy string
> 20) Refine strings recognition and process
> 21) Support expressions and statements spanning rows
> 22) Fix a lot of bugs(including [GROOVY-7765]Dollar Slashy String in assert
> not working left hand side)
>
>        Our next target is listed as follows. In addition, we plan to add
> grails-core-3 source code as test cases.
> 1) Support command expression( Jesper has started to try to complete it )
> 2) Verify operator precedence
> 3) Friendly prompt messages
> 4) Support lamda expression
> 5) Support do-while, the basic control structure like java's
>
>       Finally, we will thank Jochen who gives us many support and useful
> advices, Cédric who provides us a new CI server :-)
>
> p.s. If you want to play with the new parser, try:
>
> $ git clone -b antlr4 https://github.com/jespersm/groovy.git
> $ cd groovy
> $ gradle -PuseAntlr4=true console
>
> Cheers,
> Daniel.Sun
>
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