The course Compilers: Theory and Practice is an online class provided by Udacity. The skill level of the course is Intermediate. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
The objective of this course is to learn the theory and practice behind building automatic translators (compilers) for higher level programming languages and to engineer and build key phases of a compiler in Java or C++ for a small language.
Compilers: Theory and Practice
Offered at Georgia Tech as CS 8803
Scanners & Parsers
Syntax Directed Translation
Control Structures and Back-patching
Function and Procedure Calls & Runtime Organization
Register Allocation & Instruction Selection
Code layout and Code Generation
Brief Introduction to Code Optimization
Good knowledge of data structures and algorithms, good programming skills and ability to write sizeable software in Java or C++. Should be able to work in Linux environment.
See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.
Take this course if you need to develop the skills necessary to work on create compilers and similar tools for modern operating systems and devices.
To obtain a verified certificate from Udacity you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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