golua VS gopher-lua

Compare golua vs gopher-lua and see what are their differences.


Go bindings for Lua C API - in progress (by aarzilli)


GopherLua: VM and compiler for Lua in Go (by yuin)
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golua gopher-lua
0 3
588 4,843
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0.0 5.2
7 months ago 9 days ago
C Go
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of golua. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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


Posts with mentions or reviews of gopher-lua. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-02-24.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing golua and gopher-lua you can also consider the following projects:

go-lua - A Lua VM in Go

otto - A JavaScript interpreter in Go (golang)

tengo - A fast script language for Go

goja - ECMAScript/JavaScript engine in pure Go

go-python - naive go bindings to the CPython2 C-API

cel-go - Fast, portable, non-Turing complete expression evaluation with gradual typing (Go)

anko - Scriptable interpreter written in golang

purl - Perl, but fluffy like a cat!

ngaro - An embeddable implementation of the Ngaro Virtual Machine for Go programs