Tratt, L., 2004. Compile-time meta-programming in Converge. Technical Report. King's College London.
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Compile-time meta-programming allows programs to be constructed by the user at compile-time. Few modern languages are capable of compile-time meta-programming, and of those that do, many of the most powerful are statically typed functional languages. In this paper I present the dynamically typed, object orientated language Converge which allows compile-time meta-programming in the spirit of Template Haskell. Converge demonstrates that integrating powerful, safe compiletime meta-programming features into a dynamic language requires few restrictions to the exible development style facilitated by the paradigm.
|Item Type:||Monograph (Technical Report)|
|Subjects:||Generalities > Computer Science and Informatics|
Technology > Manufacturing and Design > Design
|Group:||School of Design, Engineering & Computing|
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|Deposited On:||01 Sep 2008 17:08|
|Last Modified:||07 Mar 2013 14:50|
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