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Metaprogramming in Ruby

Ruby
Location: Portland 252 Level: Novice
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)

Learn about the art of writing code that writes code. In this session we will explore some of the metaprogramming techniques that make Ruby the ideal language for framework development.

Metaprogramming techniques can greatly reduce the amount of code you write while clarifying the intend of your code. Learn how frameworks like Ruby on Rails and others exploit metaprogramming to infuse that special magic that only open dynamic languages can produce.

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Brian Sam-Bodden

Integrallis Software, LLC.

Brian Sam-Bodden is the author of two Java titles, a frequent speaker at national and international conferences, a professional trainer and a full-time member of the No Fluff Just Stuff symposiums. Brian is passionate about clean, concise and understandable software, and enjoys hacking away with Java and Ruby.

OSCON 2008