In this download category you can find various manuals and tutorials helping you to use and understand the Alan system.
Small game showing how to use the Standard Library.
This is the Alan v3 Beginners Guide by Mike Arnaud (ZIP-format, with reader for Windows and HTML format for all platforms). You can also read it online! Note that the tutorial is using bare Alan features, it does not teach you how to use the library.
NOTE! The Beginner's Guide has not been updated to reflect the last couple of years of Alan development. But it is still an excellent gentle introduction to programming with Alan. If you encounter any difficulties, read up on the latest version in the manual.
The ALAN Cookbook is an extensive list of tips and tricks on how to program various things and achieve various effects in the ALAN language. It covers both basic things available in the Alan language, and more advanced topics supported by the standard library.