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Re: Getting Started With Vala


If you're totally brand new to programming I would suggest Codecademy. They have a great interactive JavaScript tutorial that introduces you to programming concepts like variables, methods, arrays, etc.Cheers,

Daniel Foré

On Sun, Jul 27, 2014 at 9:36 AM, Craig <weberc2@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Unfortunately, vala isn't a very easy language to get started with, and I
> haven't found any awesome, comprehensive resources. Personally, I couldn't
> figure it out until I learned C. I have quite a bit of programming
> experience and I really like helping people, so fire off an email if you
> have any specific problems or questions. Otherwise, I recommend the vala
> Google plus community. There's also a mailing list.
> On Jul 27, 2014 10:50 AM, "Harris" <harrismrubin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi Elementary os Devs,
>> I am trying to get started with programming Vala so I can give back to the
>> Elementary community.  In the past I have programmed with visual
>> programming languages like scratch and MIT App Inventor. I started reading
>> https://wiki.gnome.org/Projects/Vala/Tutorial but i could not finish it
>> as it was too advanced.  Do you know of any other books or tutorials that
>> are meant for people like me with minimal coding background.
>>                       Thanks,
>>                       Harris
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