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Pike Programming Language
5 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 20 May 2022
Take a look at Wren if you want a similar looking embeddable scripting language. It was created by Bob Nystrom (who now works in Dart). It’s a lovely language.
Python or Lua for mod support for a game written in C/C++
1 project | reddit.com/r/gamedev | 9 May 2022
My first choices would be Wren or Gravity.
How Do I Create A programming Language In Lua?
5 projects | reddit.com/r/programming | 5 May 2022
Announcing Hush, a modern shell scripting language
4 projects | reddit.com/r/ProgrammingLanguages | 25 Apr 2022
Have you looked at Wren? Being embeddable is a primary use case.
I want to make 2D games as a hobby. But I've noticed that easy engines like Gamemaker have their own meme little languages. Is there a popular and simple 2D language that uses an actual programming language like Python or something?
11 projects | reddit.com/r/gamedev | 21 Apr 2022
I make DOME Engine (https://domeengine.com) which lets you program using the Wren scripting language (https://wren.io)
Created my first game in Luxe engine - AMA
1 project | reddit.com/r/IndieDev | 26 Jan 2022
Luxe uses the Wren scripting language, and has its own APIs on top of that. It also has a graphical editor, and a modular design where people can create modules which you can include in your project to extend the engine's capabilities.
Open 3D Foundation announces first major release of Open 3D Engine
2 projects | reddit.com/r/gamedev | 3 Dec 2021
Take a look at Wren by Bob Nystrom, who also wrote the book Game programming Patterns
-🎄- 2021 Day 1 Solutions -🎄-
252 projects | reddit.com/r/adventofcode | 30 Nov 2021
I was initially going to do these in Python (and I still am) but someone in Discord got me to give Wren (https://wren.io/) a try. Here's my solution for both parts: import "io" for File
What's a good open source project for learning about programming languages?
2 projects | reddit.com/r/ProgrammingLanguages | 23 Nov 2021
And as a follow-up to this, the wonderful Wren, which has some neat extensions to the work done in Crafting Interpreters.
Wren is a small, fast, class-based concurrent scripting language
1 project | news.ycombinator.com | 22 Nov 2021
What are some alternatives?
ChaiScript - Embedded Scripting Language Designed for C++
V8 - The official mirror of the V8 Git repository
LuaJIT - Mirror of the LuaJIT 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:
luacxx - C++11 API for creating Lua bindings
Cython - The most widely used Python to C compiler