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JFlex

A lexical analyzer generator (also known as scanner generator) for Java, written in Java. A lexical analyzer generator takes as input a specification with a set of regular expressions and corresponding actions.

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First released 1996
Developed by JFlex Team
Open-source Yes

Interesting facts

JFlex is designed to work together with the LALR parser generator CUP by Scott Hudson, and the Java modification of Berkeley Yacc BYacc/J by Bob Jamison. It can also be used together with other parser generators like ANTLR or as a standalone tool.

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