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Code Generation

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We will now turn to the generation of target code from the AST. Although simple code generation is possible, the generation of good code is a field full of snags and snares, and it requires considerable care.We will therefore start with a discussion of the desired properties of generated code.

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  • Code Generation
  • Instruction Sequence
  • Machine Instruction
  • Replacement Pattern
  • Code Segment

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Grune, D., van Reeuwijk, K., Bal, H.E., Jacobs, C.J.H., Langendoen, K. (2012). Code Generation. In: Modern Compiler Design. Springer, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-4699-6_7

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