FAST-Pharo is a FAST meta-model used to represent AST of a Pharo class, trait or method. It comes with a meta-model, an importer, and tools to manipulate and explore models.
FAST-Pharo comes with an importer defined with the SmalltalkImporter based on PetitParser moose project parser. To install it, execute the following script:
It can take time
Metacello new baseline: 'FASTPharo'; repository: 'github://moosetechnology/FAST-Pharo:v2/src'; load: 'importer'.
This script installs the FAST project, the PetitParser project, the FAST-Pharo project, and all the dependencies.
The FAST-Pharo importer allows one to import AST of a method or of a class.
To import method, one must use the method
For example, the following script import the method
FASTSmalltalkImporterVisitor new runWithSource: (FamixMMUMLDocumentorVisitorTest >> #testVisitInheritance) sourceCode
One nice way to explore a FAST model is to use the source code and the tree extensions of the inspector. It allows one the navigate in a FAST model and see the code corresponding to each node.
To use it, execute the code to create a model with Ctrl+I. It opens an inspector on the imported model.
Then, select a method entity. On the right-hand pane of the inspector, select the Tree tab, on the left-hand pane, select the source code extension. The source code is highlighted and the area selected corresponds to the entity selected in the right-hand panel.