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Vala Programming

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Vala is a new programming language that aims to bring modern programming language features to GNOME developers without imposing any additional runtime requirements or different ABIs compared to applications and libraries written in C.

This book aims to be a valid tool to learn programming in Vala. It aims to be useful both for newbies and for the initiated Vala programmer and as a comprehensive reference.

Introduction

History

Short description of the chapter.

Programming Style

Short description of the chapter.

Getting Started

Getting Vala. First app (helloworld.vala). Explanation. Running the Code.

Concepts

Basic

Files. Namespaces.

Objects

Introduction To OOP. Classes.

Variables

Short description of the chapter.

Memory Management

Short description of the chapter.

Error Handling

Short description of the chapter.

Introduction to DBus

Short description of the chapter.

Syntax

Projects and Files

Short description of the chapter.

Types

Short description of the chapter.

Variables

Variables. Scope.

Expressions

Short description of the chapter.

Statements

Short description of the chapter.

Classes

Short description of the chapter.

Libraries

Vala Core Libraries

Short description of the chapter.

External Libraries

Short description of the chapter.

Techniques

Advanced Topics

Vala Internals

Resources