Vala 0.9.7

Operating systemsOS : Linux / BSD
Program licensingScript Licensing : LGPL - GNU Lesser General Public License
CreatedCreated : Aug 28, 2010
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Vala is a new programming language that aims to bring ...

vala by Juumlarg Billeter is a new programming language that aims to bring modern programming language features to GNOME developers without imposing any additional runtime requirements and without using a different API compared to applications and libraries written in C.
Vala 0.9.7 supports modern language features as the following:
Lambda expressions
Type inference for local variables
Non-null types
Assisted memory management
Type modules (Plugins)
Vala [vala0.9.7.exe] is designed to allow access to GObject-based libraries, without any runtime bindings.
Each to be used library requires a Vala - 0MB API file at compile-time, containing the class and method declarations in Vala 0.9.7 syntax. Vala currently comes with experimental bindings for GLib and gtk . It's planned to provide generated bindings for the full GNOME Platform at a later stage.
Using classes and methods written in Vala from an application written in C is not difficult. The Vala library only has to install the generated header files and C applications may then access the GObject-based API of the Vala library as usual.
It should also be easily possible to write a bindings generator for access to Vala libraries from applications written in e. g. C# as the Vala parser is written as a library, so that all compile-time information is available when generating a binding.
Most important functions of Vala:
Language Feature and Introductory Samples:
• Basic sample
• Advanced Sample
• String Sample
• Character Sample
• Signals and Callbacks
• Properties Sample
• Conditional Compilation Sample
Basics: Collections, Files, I/O, Networking, IPC:
• Gee samples (Collections: lists, sets, maps, iterables)
• GIO Samples (Input/Output, file operations)
• GIO Networking Sample (Network socket communication)
• Soup Sample (HTTP client / server)
• D-Bus Client Samples (Inter-process communication)
• D-Bus Server Sample
GUI Programming:
• GTK+ Samples (GUI toolkit)
• GTK+ Custom Widget Samples
• GTK+ Custom CellRenderer Samples
• GDL Sample (Docking widgets)
• Hildon Sample (Mobile devices UI)
• WebKit Sample (Embeddable web browser engine)
Multimedia and Graphics:
• GStreamer Samples (Multimedia: Audio, Video)
• Cairo Sample (2D vector graphics)
• Clutter Sample (Animation framework)
• Pango Sample (Font rendering)
• Poppler Sample (PDF rendering)
• SDL Sample (Full screen graphics and game programming)
• OpenGL Samples (2D and 3D graphics)
GNOME Platform:
• GConf Sample (Application settings)
• Gnome-Desktop and GMenu Sample (Inspecting the application menu)
• Panel Applet Sample
GLib Samples:
• List Sample
• MarkupParser Sample (Parsing simple XML files)
• Plugin Sample (Loading modules at runtime)
• Threading Samples (Concurrency and Synchronization)
• Time Sample
• Unit Tests Sample
• Value Sample
Database Access:
• CouchDB Sample (Document-oriented database)
• SQLite Sample
• PostgreSQL Sample
• Curses Sample (Terminal control library)
• GSL Samples (Numerical calculations)
• Input Samples
• Implementing Vala interfaces in C
• Loudmouth Sample (Jabber instant messaging)
• Lua Sample (Scripting)
• Tiff Sample (Image loading/saving)
• XML Sample
• Json Sample
• ZLib Sample
• GLib 2. 10 or later
News in the current Vala version:
• Fixed regression introduced by code refactoring.

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