In this episode, we get into what a compiler is and does. In short, a compiler is a program that reads our code (or any code, in any programming language), and translates it into another language. You'll want to listen in to find out just how it does this! Based on Vaidehi Joshi's blog post, "Reading Code Right, With Some Help From The Lexer".
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Vaidehi Joshi (co-host)
Vaidehi is a writer and an engineer at Tilde, where she works on Skylight. She's the creator of basecs, a weekly writing series that explores the fundamentals of computer science.
Saron Yitbarek (co-host)
Saron is a developer, podcaster, founder of CodeNewbie, and host of the CodeNewbie Podcast.
CodeNewbie is the most supportive community of programmers and people learning to code. They produce the CodeNewbie Podcast and the annual Codeland conference. Follow them on twitter @CodeNewbies. For more info, checkout www.codenewbie.org