YAPC::NA 2011 • Asheville, NC

Quick Intro to Vala
By Nick Melnick (‎oZ‎) from Minneapolis.pm
Lightning talk
Target audience: Beginner
Tags: programming static vala

Sure, I know this is a Perl conference, but I thought it'd be fun to share something a little similar but a little different. Vala is a programming language from the people behind GNOME, and it's designed to wrap GObject - how GNOME does OO in C - in a language resembling C# or Java. The syntax is remarkably similar to how we do MooseX::Declare, but it rewrites down to C, and then gets compiled with gcc. Sound neat? Let me show you.