Preview lessons, content and tests

Computer Science & Programming solved. All in one platform.

1. To trial the platform and take tests, please take a few seconds to SIGN UP and SET UP FREE.
2. Searching for something specific? See our text overview of all tests. Includes 'real teacher' use videos.

Join 30000+ teachers and students using TTIO.

Stages of Compilation

There are different stages in the compilation process. Tools exist to help programmers develop error-free code.

Suggested Video

(1) Lexical Analysis

-All comments and white space is removed.

-Code is turned into tokens.

-Symbol table created.

(2) Syntactic Analysis

-Checks syntax.

-Syntax tree is created using the symbol tree.

(3) Code Generation

-Syntax tree is converted into object code.

(4) Code Optimisation

-Removes unneeded code to make sure it runs as fast as possible, such as unused functions or variables.

www.teachyourselfpython.com