Set up Ballerina

Let's get started.

Download Ballerina

Download Ballerina based on the operating system you are using and install it.

For more download options, see Downloads.

Install Ballerina

Double-click on the package file you downloaded above to launch the installer. The installer guides you through the installation process and installs the Ballerina distribution.

For more installation options, see Installation options.

Install the VS Code extension

Ballerina provides an extension to try out its development capabilities in Visual Studio Code. For instructions on setting it up, go to the Ballerina extension for Visual Studio Code.

Learn more

Now, that you downloaded and installed Ballerina successfully, next, see Get started with Ballerina to start writing Ballerina programs.