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 Post subject: Simple Vala application
PostPosted: Thu Dec 17, 2009 1:09 pm 
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Never Seen the Sunlight

Joined: Wed Jul 23, 2008 10:31 am
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Location: Slovenia
Hello.

I started playing with Vala this week and since the best way to learn is to write an application, I created simple vala application named sampala (and because I know you're wondering what the hell sampala means: sample vala application).

What sampala does? Nothing useful. It simply displays gauge with moving needle.

Where can you get sampala? Sources are available from GitHub. In order to compile git sources, you'll need git, automake >= 1.11 (older version won't work with my sources), autoconf, intltool (gettext), gnome-autogen.sh and vala installed along other GTK+ dependencies. After all of the prerequisites are installed, just run:
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./autogen.sh && make
su
make install
or Ubuntu users
Code:
./autogen.sh && make && sudo make install


If you're only interested in how does this application works, I also created distributable tarball. To compile this package, you'll only need normal GTK+ compile time tools (vala files in this file are already compiled into C code, so no valac is needed).

Hopefully, someone will find it useful.

Have a nice day.

Tadej


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 30, 2009 10:46 am 
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Familiar Face

Joined: Fri Jan 30, 2009 9:59 am
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Location: Berlin / Germany
Hi tadeboro
Very nice nice cairo example! Here it's so easy to make derrived widgets.
I just love vala: Less clutter, real focussing on programming, no interpreter and fast as C.
Btw, here is my vala app:
http://code.google.com/p/xnoise/
Regards
qnull


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