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metaprogram meaning

  "metaprogram" in a sentence
  • [Computer]
    A program which modifies or generates other programs. A compiler is an example of a metaprogram: it takes a program as input and produces another (compiled) one as output.

Examples

  1. the metaprogram is no longer of any use because the change must be made at a lower level
  2. The language in which the metaprogram is written is called the metalanguage.
  3. Template metaprogramming is Turing-complete, meaning that any computation expressible by a computer program can be computed, in some form, by a template metaprogram.
  4. Nonetheless, a programmer can write and execute this metaprogram in less than a minute, and will have generated exactly 1000 lines of code in that amount of time.
  5. In addition, templates are a compile time mechanism in C + + that is Turing-complete, meaning that any computation expressible by a computer program can be computed, in some form, by a template metaprogram prior to runtime.

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