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Parse and translate Basic to Lua
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  • Posted: Sun, Dec 09, 2012
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Create a program to parse a slightly modified form of VB6 and translate to Lua. Only a very limited number of VB language features need to be translated:

- some VB function calls (especially time/date-related and string)
- do loops
- for loops
- while loops
- format
- if/then/else
- print
- variant data type
- assignment statements
- small amount of custom syntax
- calls to custom functions

NOT needed:
- file and OS functions
- anything to do with arrays
- anything to do with keyboard/screen input/output
- objects
- financial functions
- subs, functions, call, goto, gosub
- def statements
- events, errors
- implements
- dialogs of any type
- load functions
- on statements
- options statements
- property statements
- select
- static
- switch
- timer

Extensive sample input will be supplied.

Ideally the program would be delivered as a set of C# classes with a test driver. Alternately, any command line MS Windows executable that takes a file containing the VB code as input and wr...

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Desired Skills
Visual Basic, Lua, MS Windows, Parsers
Job ID: 35879311
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Kuro Lee      
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