Is Vala “dead” as was once proclaimed? Vala is a programming language created by GNOME in 2006. It is used by many components, and has been adopted by outside projects like elementaryOS. Recent years have seen renewed interest in the language. An overview of the past two years improving the Vala developer experience with new tooling and language features will be discussed.
Princeton Ferro is a free software developer and graduate student at NYU who has been involved in the Vala community