This page contains links to the slides and code from my talk "Understanding parser combinators".

Here's the blurb for the talk:

Traditionally, writing parsers has been hard, involving arcane tools like Lex and Yacc. An alternative approach is to write a parser in your favourite programming language, using a "parser combinator" library and concepts no more complicated than regular expressions.

In this talk, we'll do a deep dive into parser combinators. We'll build a parser combinator library from scratch in F# using functional programming techniques, and then use it to implement a full featured JSON parser.

This talk is based on my blog posts on this topic:


Slides from NDC Oslo, Jun 9, 2016


Video from NDC Oslo, Jun 9, 2016 (Click image to view video)

Video from NDC Oslo, Jun 9, 2016


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