[Pharo-dev] reflection examples

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Tue Aug 20 16:40:06 EDT 2013


On Aug 20, 2013, at 10:29 PM, Tudor Girba <tudor at tudorgirba.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I am preparing a set of talks that have reflection at the center.
> 
> Obviously, I want to use Pharo to demonstrate reflection. I am now looking for examples that can be explained to programmer newbies (actually, managers). I am particularly looking for examples that include adaptation (not just inspection) and that can show that reflection is valuable.
> 
> I already have some examples in mind, but they might not appear particularly valuable. For example:
> - inspecting a class: Object methods.
> - adapting a class: Object compile: 'answer ^ 42'.

Scaffolding patterns (read them)
	Increase productivity when brainstorming.

Use DNU to compile on the fly some methods or to copy methods when you are designing a new piece of functionality

Proxy how to implement them nicely



> Any suggestions?
> 
> Cheers,
> Doru
> 
> 
> -- 
> www.tudorgirba.com
> 
> "Every thing has its own flow"

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