Make ERB Ruby's Super Power
As a Super Ruby Developer
I want to make Ruby Super Developery
Given wimpy Ruby, coding is arduous:
def b "Bb" end # Oh, dear St. V! It's just too long. I don't want to go on!
Then Super Ruby saves the day!
<%= ('a'...'z').each do |letter| %>
def <%= letter %>
"<%= letter.upcase %><%= letter %>"
<% end %>
letters = Letters.new
letters.a #=> "Aa"
letters.b #=> "Bb"
Imagine the power of
Ruby ** Ruby! It's like putting Ruby in a phone booth and out pops Ruby with big on chest. And like that, Super Ruby destroys all super villain languages like PHP!
And you can't reject b/c this issue is all Gherkin which makes it legit.
Updated by trans (Thomas Sawyer) about 8 years ago
kernigh (George Koehler) You actually tried it!? Sweet!
Looking it over the error was probably b/c the first
<%= should not have the
Of course this was for April Fool's Day. As your code shows Ruby is quite capable of meta-programming without ERB based macro system... albeit not quite as "super"! :)
I note, though, it's not quite useless either. I've used similar idea to update
VERSION = in version.rb file of some projects before.