How to use this tool?

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

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

Key differences between Vala and Ada

SyntaxVala has a syntax similar to C# and is designed to be readable and expressive.Ada has a syntax that is more verbose and requires explicit declarations.
ParadigmVala is primarily an object-oriented language with support for interfaces, inheritance, and polymorphism.Ada supports multiple paradigms including procedural, object-oriented, and concurrent programming.
TypingVala has static typing with type inference, which helps catch errors at compile-time.Ada also has static typing, but it requires explicit type declarations for variables and parameters.
PerformanceVala compiles to C code and leverages the performance of the underlying C runtime.Ada is known for its strong emphasis on safety and reliability, which can sometimes impact performance.
Libraries and frameworksVala has a growing ecosystem of libraries and frameworks, including GTK+ for GUI development.Ada has a mature set of libraries and frameworks, particularly for safety-critical and embedded systems.
Community and supportVala has a smaller community compared to some other languages, but it has active contributors and online resources.Ada has a dedicated community and strong support from organizations like AdaCore.
Learning curveVala has a moderate learning curve, especially for developers familiar with C# or similar languages.Ada has a steeper learning curve due to its more verbose syntax and strict adherence to safety and reliability.