The Ballerina Programming Language
Ballerina is an open source programming language and platform for cloud-era application programmers to easily write software that just works.
Providing and consuming services
It has inherently concurrent first-class language constructs for providing and consuming services.
Sequence diagram based graphical view shows the most fundamental aspect of the semantics of a network distributed application.
It allows for looser coupling between distributed components and eliminates the friction of data binding.
Extensible metadata enables easy integration of Ballerina programs with cloud platforms.
You can use one of the following options to try out Ballerina.
Downloading and installing
For instructions on downloading and installing, see Installing Ballerina.
Building from source
For prerequisites and instructions on building from source, see Installing from source.
Reporting issues and security flaws
Report an issue in the relevant repo out of the GitHub repos listed below.
Tip: If you are unsure whether you have found a bug, search existing issues in the corresponding repo on GitHub and raise it in the Ballerina-Dev Google Group.
- Compiler, runtime, standard library, or tooling: ballerina-lang repo
- Language specification: ballerina-spec repo
- Website: ballerina-dev-website repo
- Security flaw: send an email to email@example.com. For details, see the security policy.
Contributing to Ballerina
As an open source project, Ballerina welcomes contributions from the community. To start contributing, read these contribution guidelines for information on how you should go about contributing to our project.
Check the issue tracker for open issues that interest you. We look forward to receiving your contributions.
Ballerina code is distributed under Apache license 2.0.