Lua VS V8

Compare Lua vs V8 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)
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Lua V8
0 40
1,353 19,559
- 1.2%
0.0 10.0
over 8 years ago about 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.

V8

Posts with mentions or reviews of V8. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-03-26.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Lua and V8 you can also consider the following projects:

ChaiScript - Embedded Scripting Language Designed for C++

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.

ChakraCore - ChakraCore is an open source Javascript engine with a C API. [Moved to: https://github.com/chakra-core/ChakraCore]

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

Cython - The most widely used Python to C compiler

V7 - Embedded JavaScript engine for C/C++

luacxx - C++11 API for creating Lua bindings

Flutter - Flutter makes it easy and fast to build beautiful apps for mobile and beyond