Building a CDT-based editor, Part 4, Advanced CDT parsing and the Persisted Document Object Model
Understanding CDT indexing and the PDOM
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Date archived: January 4, 2017 | First published: October 24, 2006
This article, the fourth in a five-part "Building a CDT-based editor" series, introduces the second and more sophisticated of the parsers used by Eclipse's C/C++ Development Tooling (CDT). This new process structures its information in a Persisted Document Object Model (PDOM) and enables indexing, code completion, and content assist. If you intend to improve or extend the CDT for your own custom tool, understanding the PDOM and the new parsing is essential.
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