Vala and Genie are remarkable languages.
Vala itself is similar to C# and Genie is similar to Basic or Python.
I think of the language as compiled Python . . .
Two languages for the price of one. The price = $0 incidentally
I would provide links but forum rules are too restrictive - previous posts have links stripped.
Do a DuckDuckGo/Google search
Here is an intro page I created a few years ago . . . hope that gets through
The great thing is you can start coding - without a board
or Windows . . .
and then port
Do you have plans for Vala?