Ballerina Programming Language Tutorial

Welcome to Ballerina Programming Language tutorial for beginners!

Getting Started With Ballerina

Run Ballerina On Command-Line Without Installing Java

We can run Ballerina codes online via the Online Playground, most prefer running codes locally especially during development. This post shows how to run Ballerina On Command-Line without installing the Java Development Kit (JDK) in Windows 10 64-bit. Instead, we use a zip distribution of Java with only two environment variables. This distribution of Java is self-contained that we install anywhere on a local disk where we have permission to write. We download the zip file and extract it to a directory. Read More.

Work on Ballerina Projects Using CLI Tools

Ballerina is a new programming language that shows a lot of promise, especially for microservice and cloud-based development. It is a general-purpose programming language for distributed applications. Since it is relatively new, many IDEs are yet to fully support it with advanced features. Ballerina comes with a CLI tool that has enough features to help developers start working with Ballerina projects. This post shows how we can use Ballerina CLI tools for working on projects. Read More.


IntelliJ IDEA Plugin Support

IntelliJ IDEA And Ballerina Plugin Configuration

This post shows how to install Ballerina and OpenJDK 8 using ZIP distributions, add on its IntelliJ plugin, and create a Ballerina project in Intellij IDEA. We are going to use OpenJDK 8 because Ballerina 1.2.6 only works on that platform. Read More.