WIT Press


Experiences In Teaching Principles Of Programming Languages Using A Software Tool

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SEHE950181

Volume

12

Pages

8

Published

1995

Size

633 kb

Author(s)

V. Zumer, M. Mernik & N. Korbar

Abstract

In the paper a software tool which supports teaching of the principles of programming languages and our experience with its usage in the educational process is described. Using the tool students have the possibility to experiment, estimate and test various lexical and syntax analysers, and attribute evaluation strategies. Preliminary results shows that students are more motivated and understand subject more deeply. 1 Introduction The rapid progress in computer and information technology helps us to teach the subject more successfully using new methods and appropriate software tools. This fact was early recognised at our institution. Therefore there exists many software tools, like OOMetTool for program metrics [8], and

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