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PHP Compiler Internals

in PHP added by lornajane, on 4/2/2010 advanced compiler extension internal podcast sebastianbergmann

In this presentation we introduce a new language construct to demonstrate how one might go about modifying the PHP interpreter. The internals of which follow a pattern common to many language implementations, with lexical analysis, parsing, code generation, and execution phases. By the end of the presentation, it is hoped the audience will see that contributing to the PHP language core is not necessarily as difficult as it might seem.

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