ÔŁ» Guillaume Laforge

Parsing

Trying out Apache Groovy's new Antlr4 parser with Java 8 support

Apache Groovy┬áis coming up with a new parser, that supports the Java 8 syntax elements, as well as some new notation and operators of its own (like !in, !instanceof or ?[] for safe navigation with collections, or with ?= for Elvis assignment). I blogged recently about the fact that you can┬átry this new flavor online on this forked Groovy Web Console┬áversion, without the need of installing everything. But today I’ll tell you how to build it for yourself in order to run it on your machine. Read more...