Lua VS SWIG

Compare Lua vs SWIG 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)

SWIG

SWIG is a software development tool that connects programs written in C and C++ with a variety of high-level programming languages. (by swig)
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Lua SWIG
0 15
1,353 4,545
- 0.7%
0.0 9.8
over 8 years ago about 10 hours ago
C C++
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
The number of mentions indicates the total number of mentions that we've tracked plus the number of user suggested alternatives.
Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.

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.

SWIG

Posts with mentions or reviews of SWIG. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-06-22.

What are some alternatives?

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

ChaiScript - Embedded Scripting Language Designed for C++

cffi

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

CppSharp - Tools and libraries to glue C/C++ APIs to high-level languages

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

V8 - The official mirror of the V8 Git repository

Cython - The most widely used Python to C compiler

djinni

JavaCPP - The missing bridge between Java and native C++

JNA - Java Native Access

libffi - A portable foreign-function interface library.

PyCUDA - CUDA integration for Python, plus shiny features