What is Vala?
It is a programming language using modern high level abstractions without imposing additional runtime requirements and without using a different ABI compared to applications and libraries written in C.
Vala is a tool in the Languages category of a tech stack.
Who uses Vala?
7 companies reportedly use Vala in their tech stacks, including LibreOffice, Realmac Software, and Untangle.
11 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Vala.
Linux, Windows, macOS, Mac OS X, and FreeBSD are some of the popular tools that integrate with Vala. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with Vala.
Pros of Vala
Fast as C
Easy sintax simular to C#/Java with sugar from Pyrthon
Much easier to do Concurrent/Parallel vs C/C++
ARC instead of GC, which is able not only to delete obj
The only lang that allows you to create safe OOP wraps
With GIR/SWIG u can call vala from any lang
Easy learning curve if you're coming from C lang
Very documented. valadoc.org
- Multimedia and Graphics
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