FIDL (or "Fuchsia Interface Definition Language") is the IPC system for Fuchsia.
The tutorial presents a simple "Hello, world" client and server, showing the FIDL language definitions and continuing with sections specific to each supported target language (e.g., C++, Dart).
Read the Introduction section to get a brief overview of what FIDL is, including some of its design goals, requirements, and workflow.
The FIDL code generator creates code in a multitude of target languages. The following table gives you a reference to the details of the language implementaion, as well as pointers to the code generated from the tutorial's "Hello, world" client and server examples.
|Low-Level C++||client, server|
|High-Level C++||client, server|
Please read the CONTRIBUTING chapter for more information.
- ABI and Source Compatibility Guide — how to evolve FIDL APIs
- API Rubric — design patterns and best practices
- Style Rubric — style guide
- Attributes — describes the available FIDL attributes
- Bindings — requirements for FIDL language bindings
- Compiler — describes the organization of the compiler
- Linter — describes how to check API readability with the FIDL linter
- Editors — discusses support for FIDL in IDEs and stand-alone editors
- FIDL Tuning Proposals — accepted and rejected changes for FIDL
- Grammar — the FIDL grammar
- Host — summary of the parts of FIDL that are allowed on host
- JSON IR — a tour of the JSON Intermediate Representation (JSON IR) generator
- Language — defines the syntax of the FIDL language
library zx— the Zircon system library
- Wire Format — details the byte-by-byte organization of data
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