We developers have T4 in Visual Studio. I’ve been playing with this for a while now and use it more often to speed up repetitive tasks.
The Business Intelligence team has BIML in Visual Studio. A colleague asked me to help with extending the functionality with the TableDiff component. I’ll be looking into this soon.
The prototype composer tool can generate working demo’s from requirements by the Information Analyst.
Code generation is here to stay and we should use it!