Lua VS ChaiScript

Compare Lua vs ChaiScript and see what are their differences.

Lua

Lua is a powerful, efficient, lightweight, embeddable scripting language. It supports procedural programming, object-oriented programming, functional programming, data-driven programming, and data description. (by LuaDist)

ChaiScript

Embedded Scripting Language Designed for C++ (by ChaiScript)
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Lua ChaiScript
0 5
1,353 2,525
- 1.1%
0.0 1.6
over 8 years ago 2 months ago
C C++
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Lua

Posts with mentions or reviews of Lua. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning Lua yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

ChaiScript

Posts with mentions or reviews of ChaiScript. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-05-01.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Lua and ChaiScript you can also consider the following projects:

Duktape - Duktape - embeddable Javascript engine with a focus on portability and compact footprint

Wren - The Wren Programming Language. Wren is a small, fast, class-based concurrent scripting language.

V8 - The official mirror of the V8 Git repository

sol2 - Sol3 (sol2 v3.0) - a C++ <-> Lua API wrapper with advanced features and top notch performance - is here, and it's great! Documentation:

squirrel - Official repository for the programming language Squirrel

luacxx - C++11 API for creating Lua bindings

Cython - The most widely used Python to C compiler