Thinking beyond Roslyn source generators and aspect-oriented programming

added by PostSharp
7/24/2020 2:00:00 PM


The preview release of Roslyn source generators reopened the debate around meta-programming and aspect-oriented programming. As often in our industry, we tend to be very technical at the risk of mentally confining ourselves to implementation details. In this essay, PostSharp's CEO & Founder, Gael Fraiteur attempts to contemplate programming from a human and cognitive point of view, and enlarge the frame of the debate about metaprogramming.