JFLAP Version 7.0
RELEASED August 28, 2009
Last update May 15, 2011


JFLAP is software for experimenting with formal languages topics including nondeterministic finite automata, nondeterministic pushdown automata, multi-tape Turing machines, several types of grammars, parsing, and L-systems. In addition to constructing and testing examples for these, JFLAP allows one to experiment with construction proofs from one form to another, such as converting an NFA to a DFA to a minimal state DFA to a regular expression or regular grammar. Click here for more information on what one can do with JFLAP.


JFLAP Finalist Candidate in NEEDS Premier Award (2007)

Announced Oct, 12, 2007 at FIE 2007, JFLAP 6.1 is recognized as a finalist candidate in the NEEDS Premier Award for Excellence in Engineering Education Courseware competition. Here is the press release and the submission packet with faculty letters. See the Slides presented at the award ceremony.

Older JFLAP News

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Send bug reports to "jflap AT cs.duke.edu"


The National Science Foundation has supported JFLAP for many years. Grants include DUE-9354791 (transfered to DUE-9596002) , DUE-9555084, DUE-9752583, DUE-0442513, DUE-1044191 and DUE-1431667. Any opinions, finding and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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