[Gtk-sharp-list] Goodbye Mono, Hello Vala!

Stephen Brandt stephen at stephenbrandt.com
Thu Aug 13 21:19:22 UTC 2015

Hello everyone,

Those of you who have been following this list for a longer while might 
recall that I had already ported over my application over to GTK#3 in 
early 2012 [1]. After waiting years for an actual release of the 
bindings, I finally decided to give up the endless wait and jump ship to 

I have written a blog post [2] about language choices, available tools, 
porting and packaging. It doesn't go into technical details about the 
code differences between C# and Vala though. However, if some people on 
this mailing list are genuinely interested in that and/or thinking about 
porting too, I can do a little writeup about my experiences. Just let me 

Best of luck,

[1] http://lists.ximian.com/pipermail/gtk-sharp-list/2012-July/011059.html
[2] https://www.haguichi.net/news/goodbye-mono-hello-vala/

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