Crystal

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Crystal is a statically typed, compiled programming language with Ruby inspired syntax and global type inference.

Installation

To install Crystal, install crystal. To install the latest development version install crystal-gitAUR.

Usage

To compile and run a Crystal program:

 $ crystal hello_world.cr

To compile a Crystal program to a binary:

 $ crystal build hello_world.cr

To compile an optimized binary:

 $ crystal build --release hello_world.cr

For more options see:

 $ crystal help

Shards

The dependency manager shards is also available in the repositories. To install it, install shards. To install the latest development version install shards-gitAUR.

See also