language-lua VS nelua-lang

Compare language-lua vs nelua-lang and see what are their differences.


Lua parser and pretty-printer (by glguy)


Minimal, efficient, statically-typed and meta-programmable systems programming language heavily inspired by Lua, which compiles to C and native code. (by edubart)
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language-lua nelua-lang
0 18
10 1,285
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0.0 8.3
over 1 year ago 17 days ago
Lua Lua
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License MIT License
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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of nelua-lang. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-10-16.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing language-lua and nelua-lang you can also consider the following projects:

LuaJIT - Mirror of the LuaJIT git repository

terra - Terra is a low-level system programming language that is embedded in and meta-programmed by the Lua programming language.

godot-lua-pluginscript - Godot PluginScript for the Lua language, currently based on LuaJIT's FFI

moonscript - :crescent_moon: A language that compiles to Lua

red - Red is a next-generation programming language strongly inspired by Rebol, but with a broader field of usage thanks to its native-code compiler, from system programming to high-level scripting and cross-platform reactive GUI, while providing modern support for concurrency, all in a zero-install, zero-config, single 1MB file!

luakit - Fast, small, webkit based browser framework extensible by Lua.

pallene - Pallene Compiler

acwj - A Compiler Writing Journey

liquidhaskell - Liquid Types For Haskell

wasm3 - 🚀 The fastest WebAssembly interpreter, and the most universal runtime

ravi - Ravi is a dialect of Lua, featuring limited optional static typing, JIT and AOT compilers