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 24
10 1,337
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0.0 7.7
almost 2 years ago 7 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 2023-01-26.

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.

moonscript - :crescent_moon: A language that compiles to Lua

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

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!

liquidhaskell - Liquid Types For Haskell

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

pallene - Pallene Compiler

acwj - A Compiler Writing Journey

wasm3 - 🚀 A fast WebAssembly interpreter, and the most universal WASM runtime

Nim - Nim is a statically typed compiled systems programming language. It combines successful concepts from mature languages like Python, Ada and Modula. Its design focuses on efficiency, expressiveness, and elegance (in that order of priority).