How to use this tool?

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

  1. Type or paste your Scheme 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 Scheme and Vala

SyntaxScheme has a simple and minimalist syntax with a heavy use of parentheses and prefix notation.Vala has a syntax similar to C# and Java, with curly braces and semicolons.
ParadigmScheme is a functional programming language that supports procedural and object-oriented programming.Vala is an object-oriented programming language.
TypingScheme is dynamically typed, meaning that variable types are determined at runtime.Vala is statically typed, meaning that variable types are determined at compile-time.
PerformanceScheme is an interpreted language, which can result in slower performance compared to compiled languages.Vala is a compiled language, which can result in faster performance compared to interpreted languages.
Libraries and frameworksScheme has a smaller ecosystem of libraries and frameworks compared to more popular languages.Vala has access to a wide range of libraries and frameworks, including those from the GNOME project.
Community and supportScheme has a smaller community compared to more mainstream languages, but there are dedicated users and resources available.Vala has a growing community and good support from the GNOME project.
Learning curveScheme has a steep learning curve due to its unique syntax and functional programming concepts.Vala has a moderate learning curve, especially for developers familiar with C# or Java.