2201.1.1 (Swan Lake Update 1)

If you are new to Ballerina, download the relevant Ballerina distribution based on your operating system and install it.

To verify that Ballerina was successfully installed, execute the bal version command in the Terminal/Shell. For more information on installing Ballerina, see Installation options.

Next, install the Ballerina Visual Studio Code extension.

Visual Studio Code

Ballerina Extension

Now, you are all set to get started with Ballerina.

Other installation options

Install via Homebrew (for macOS)
Install via the ZIP archive
Install from source