The file etc/tatsu.ebnf contains a grammar for the Tatsu grammar language written in its own grammar language. It is used in the bootstrap test suite to prove that Tatsu can generate a parser to parse its own language, and the resulting parser is made the bootstrap parser every time Tatsu is stable (see tatsu/bootstrap.py for the generated parser).

Tatsu uses Tatsu to translate grammars into parsers, so it is a good example of end-to-end translation.


The project examples/regexp contains a regexp-to-EBNF translator and parser generator. The project has no practical use, but it’s a complete, end-to-end example of how to implement a translator using Tatsu.


The project examples/calc implements a calculator for simple expressions, and is written as a tutorial over most of the features provided by Tatsu.


The project examples/g2e contains a ANTLR to Tatsu grammar translator. The project is a good example of the use of models and templates in translation. The program, g2e.py generates the Tatsu grammar on standard output, but because the model used is Tatsu‘s own, the same code can be used to directly generate a parser from an ANTLR grammar. Please take a look at the examples README to know about limitations.