How to use this tool?

This free online converter lets you convert code from Vala to Dart 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 Dart code from the conversion will be displayed in the output box.

Key differences between Vala and Dart

SyntaxVala has a syntax similar to C# and is inspired by GObject.Dart has a syntax similar to JavaScript and is inspired by Java and C#.
ParadigmVala supports object-oriented programming.Dart supports both object-oriented and functional programming.
TypingVala is statically typed.Dart is optionally typed, allowing both static and dynamic typing.
PerformanceVala compiles to C code, resulting in efficient performance.Dart uses a virtual machine, which may affect performance compared to native languages.
Libraries and frameworksVala has access to the GNOME ecosystem and its libraries.Dart has a growing ecosystem of libraries and frameworks, including Flutter for building UIs.
Community and supportVala has a smaller community and less support compared to more popular languages.Dart has a growing community and good support from Google.
Learning curveVala has a moderate learning curve, especially for developers familiar with C# or GObject.Dart has a relatively easy learning curve, especially for developers familiar with JavaScript or Java.