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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I did a short talk [cwinters.com] on generating Java with Perl at YAPC::NA 2003. No code to share, but one of the main things to build into a code generation system is customization. Too many generation systems assume that they can handle everything you need, which is silly. You'll always need to customize the objects, even if it's just shortcuts save some keystrokes and bits of sanity here and there. We solved this by having the generated classes subclass custom (abstract) classes if they existed.

    I hope to write this up in an article form in the near future...