Program analysis scenarios in Rascal. Rascal is a meta programming language focused on the implementation of domain-specific languages and on the rapid construction of tools for software analysis and software transformation. In this paper we focus on the use of Rascal for software analysis. We illustrate a range of scenarios for building new software analysis tools through a number of examples, including one showing integration with an existing Maude-based analysis. We then focus on ongoing work on alias analysis and type inference for PHP, showing how Rascal is being used, and sketching a hypothetical solution in Maude. We conclude with a high-level discussion on the commonalities and differences between Rascal and Maude when applied to program analysis. (Source: http://freecode.com/)
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- Hills, Mark; Klint, Paul; Vinju, Jurgen J.: Program analysis scenarios in Rascal (2012)
- Durán, Francisco; Roldán, Manuel; Bach, Jean-Christophe; Balland, Emilie; van den Brand, Mark; Cordy, James R.; Eker, Steven; Engelen, Luc; de Jonge, Maartje; Kalleberg, Karl Trygve; Kats, Lennart C.L.; Moreau, Pierre-Etienne; Visser, Eelco: The third rewrite engines competition (2010)