Compile-time meta-programming in converge.
Tratt, Laurence (2004) Compile-time meta-programming in converge. Technical Report. King's College London, Department of Computer Science.
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)|
|Research Areas:||Science & Technology > Software Process, Practice & Design|
|Deposited On:||27 May 2010 15:51|
|Last Modified:||06 Feb 2013 11:40|
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