How to use this tool?

This free online converter lets you convert code from Ada to Vala in a click of a button. To use this converter, take the following steps -

  1. Type or paste your Ada code in the input box.
  2. Click the convert button.
  3. The resulting Vala code from the conversion will be displayed in the output box.

Key differences between Ada and Vala

SyntaxAda has a more verbose and strict syntax, with a focus on readability and safety.Vala has a syntax similar to C#, with a focus on simplicity and ease of use.
ParadigmAda supports multiple paradigms, including procedural, object-oriented, and concurrent programming.Vala is primarily an object-oriented language, with support for interfaces, classes, and inheritance.
TypingAda has strong static typing, with explicit type declarations and compile-time type checking.Vala has static typing, with type inference and compile-time type checking.
PerformanceAda is known for its high performance, with efficient memory management and low-level control.Vala has good performance, with efficient memory management and the ability to interface with C libraries.
Libraries and frameworksAda has a rich set of libraries and frameworks for various domains, including safety-critical systems.Vala has a growing ecosystem of libraries and frameworks, with a focus on GNOME desktop development.
Community and supportAda has a smaller but dedicated community, with strong support from AdaCore and other organizations.Vala has a small but active community, with support from the GNOME project and other contributors.
Learning curveAda has a steeper learning curve due to its strict syntax and strong typing, but offers robustness and safety.Vala has a relatively low learning curve, especially for developers familiar with C#, and offers productivity and ease of use.