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How to Pronounce yacc?

Correct pronunciation for the word "yacc" is [jˈak], [jˈak], [j_ˈa_k].

What are the misspellings for yacc?

"Yacc" in context

Yacc, which stands for "Yet Another Compiler-Compiler" is a computer software tool created at Bell Laboratories in the 1970s. It is used to create programs which will generate a parser, i.e. a program which is able to recognize valid sentences in a particular language. It is a tool used when creating a compiler for a programming language. It is closely related to the more well-known lexer Lex, with both programs being often used together to create programming language parsers.

The output of the yacc program is usually in the form of C code, which can then be used to create a parser.

Usage over time for yacc:

This graph shows how "yacc" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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