I recently had a conversation with the Ruby Rogues on refactoring and functional programming.
21 Jul 2020
When done well, metaprogramming enables a very high-level, expressive style of coding. Some of the real gems of the Ruby ecosystem - like
rspec - lean heavily (and mostly successfully) on metaprogramming. It’s a powerful technique, but easily misused. Here’s what I’ve learned about metaprogramming so far - both the how-tos and and when-not-tos.