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How to use C++ as the core language for a Fantasy Console?
1 project | reddit.com/r/cpp_questions | 15 Nov 2021
If you want to use C++ for scripting, take a look at Jason Turner's ChaiScript
Enabling C/C++ compilation in an application.
4 projects | reddit.com/r/cpp | 1 May 2021
3) Similiar to 2, but use more common scripting languages: chai, cs-script, sol2 (c++ framework to embed lua)
ArkScript, a language designed to be used in C++ projects, now has macros
3 projects | reddit.com/r/cpp | 26 Mar 2021
A few years back I actually went and made a ChaiScript based video game engine (https://16bpp.net/blog/post/masala-a-chaiscript-game-engine/). The end goal for it was to be able to make a Pacman like clone, but have all of the game logic implemented in ChaiScript. I actually found out as I added more realtime elements (implemented in ChaiScript) that it started to take much longer to process the game logic; the "game loop FPS" was under 60, which is not good. I actually proposition that ChaiScript move to a bytecode VM (https://github.com/ChaiScript/ChaiScript/issues/266), but I'm guessing that no movement was made on that front.
Is it advisable to embed python in c++ ? Have anyone tried it, what is the best way to do it?
2 projects | reddit.com/r/cpp_questions | 26 Mar 2021
Looking for a codegen library that uses C++ for scripting
3 projects | reddit.com/r/cpp | 10 Mar 2021
Maybe ChaiScript? It is not exactly what you are looking for, but very similar, in my opinion.
What are some alternatives?
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