Metaprogramming in Elixir

1 Project
51 Lessons
6 Quizzes
57 Playgrounds
70 Illustrations

Takeaway Skills

Understand the basic concepts of metaprogramming in Elixir

Learn about macros and the abstract syntax tree

Create an HTML Domain-Specific Language

Learn to properly test meta-programming based code

Understand the basic concepts of metaprogramming in Elixir

Learn about macros and the abstract syntax tree

Create an HTML Domain-Specific Language

Learn to properly test meta-programming based code

Course Overview

Get introduced to the concept of metaprogramming. Learn how to level up your programming skills by discovering the full potential of the macro system in Elixir. Understand the ins and outs of metaprogramming at a fundamental level and write incredible libraries by doing more with less ...

How You'll Learn

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Hands-on coding environments

You don’t get better at swimming by watching others. Coding is no different. Practice as you learn with live code environments inside your browser.

Faster than videos

Videos are holding you back. The average video tutorial is spoken at 150 words per minute, while you can read at 250. That‘s why our courses are text-based.

No set-up required

Start learning immediately instead of fiddling with SDKs and IDEs. It‘s all on the cloud.

Progress you can show

Built in assessments let you test your skills. Completion certificates let you show them off.

Course Contents

1. Introduction
2. The Language of Macros
3. Extending Elixir with Metaprogramming
4. Advanced Compile-Time Code Generation

Mini Project

Code Generation from Git API
6. How to Test Macros
7. Create an HTML Domain-Specific Language
8. With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility (and Fun!)

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