ziglua VS cosmic

Compare ziglua vs cosmic and see what are their differences.


Zig bindings for the Lua C API (by natecraddock)


A platform for computing and creating applications. (by fubark)
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ziglua cosmic
3 8
47 241
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9.1 9.7
about 1 month ago 2 months ago
C Zig
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of ziglua. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-07-30.


Posts with mentions or reviews of cosmic. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-07-04.
  • Zig is becoming more production-worthy - zigmonthly
    6 projects | reddit.com/r/stephentest | 4 Jul 2022
    What if you could develop native applications in JavaScript or WASM, with a runtime that is not Electron? Cosmic is one answer to that, and a project to keep an eye on for sure:
  • Updates to Cosmic Graphics, Text, UI.
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/Zig | 24 May 2022
    Example can be found at https://github.com/fubark/cosmic/blob/master/ui/examples/text_demo.zig
  • UI Engine in Zig
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/Zig | 6 May 2022
    Definitely want to target Vulkan/Metal/DirectX. Also would like to support WebGPU when it's ready. The drawing is conveniently abstracted away in https://github.com/fubark/cosmic/blob/master/graphics/src/graphics.zig
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/Zig | 6 May 2022
    More details about the UI engine and how to use it in your own zig projects can be found here: https://github.com/fubark/cosmic/tree/master/ui

What are some alternatives?

When comparing ziglua and cosmic you can also consider the following projects:

cosmic - Computer Operating System Main Interface Components

zigimg - Zig library for reading and writing different image formats

zig - General-purpose programming language and toolchain for maintaining robust, optimal, and reusable software.

mach - Mach is a game engine & graphics toolkit for the future.