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- Subject: Re: pseudo self modifying code?
- From: Steve Litt <slitt@...>
- Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2011 19:20:22 -0500
On Tuesday 01 February 2011 17:53:04 Chris Babcock wrote:
> Writing a program to generate another program is called meta-programming.
> You can use any sufficiently robust and generic template engine to
> ease the pain of generating code. Cosmo is probably a good candidate.
> Yes, there are always potential security issues. Profiling the
> application is probably beyond the scope of a mailing list thread. ;)
The very best application development tool I ever saw was called Clarion 2.0:
It was template driven and enabled a moderately decent programmer to make and
deploy a very usable a 5 table app in one day. I'd love to be able to make
something like Clarion, which doesn't run on Linux AFAIK.
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