C++ Scripting

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Top 16 C++ Scripting Projects

  • GitHub repo V8

    The official mirror of the V8 Git repository

    Project mention: When calling built in functions, is it possible to see their code? | reddit.com/r/learnjavascript | 2021-12-05
  • GitHub repo AutoHotkey_L

    AutoHotkey - macro-creation and automation-oriented scripting utility for Windows.

    Project mention: Top AutoHotkey scripts to use Windows like a pro | dev.to | 2022-01-18

    AHK is an open-source scripting software for Windows that is used to automate repetitive tasks, remap keys, build small utility tools, etc. You create scripts that would do the tasks for you. It's an extremely lightweight app (~ 2MB RAM) and works on old and newer versions of windows.

  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • GitHub repo CopyQ

    Clipboard manager with advanced features

    Project mention: True, lose every Day 1 hour | reddit.com/r/ProgrammerHumor | 2022-01-16


  • GitHub repo sol2

    Sol3 (sol2 v3.0) - a C++ <-> Lua API wrapper with advanced features and top notch performance - is here, and it's great! Documentation:

    Project mention: Why the C Language Will Never Stop You from Making Mistakes | news.ycombinator.com | 2021-12-30

    Off topic, but this is the author of my favourite Lua C++ binding library (https://github.com/ThePhD/sol2). Great guy!

  • GitHub repo ChaiScript

    Embedded Scripting Language Designed for C++

    Project mention: How to use C++ as the core language for a Fantasy Console? | reddit.com/r/cpp_questions | 2021-11-15

    If you want to use C++ for scripting, take a look at Jason Turner's ChaiScript

  • GitHub repo luau

    A fast, small, safe, gradually typed embeddable scripting language derived from Lua

    Project mention: F̶o̶r̶ ̶l̶o̶o̶p̶s̶ | reddit.com/r/badcode | 2021-12-29
  • GitHub repo nbind

    :sparkles: Magical headers that make your C++ library accessible from JavaScript :rocket:

    Project mention: [AskJS] C++ -&gt; compile to both wasm for web and binary add-on for node.js? | reddit.com/r/javascript | 2021-01-29

    nbind aimed to do that, but it's difficult to maintain, and it didn't take off.

  • OPS

    OPS - Build and Run Open Source Unikernels. Quickly and easily build and deploy open source unikernels in tens of seconds. Deploy in any language to any cloud.

  • GitHub repo mtasa-blue

    Multi Theft Auto is a game engine that incorporates an extendable network play element into a proprietary commercial single-player game.

    Project mention: Unrecognized option '/GENPROFILE', but linker in dev console recognizes it | reddit.com/r/VisualStudio | 2021-04-06

    Today I decided to try out PGO, see how much it would speed up the program I'm working on. I followed this guide from Microsoft's website.

  • GitHub repo v8pp

    Bind C++ functions and classes into V8 JavaScript engine

  • GitHub repo open-builder

    Open "Minecraft-like" game with multiplayer support and Lua scripting support for the both client and server

  • GitHub repo Ark

    ArkScript is a small, fast, functional and scripting language for C++ projects

    Project mention: Contributed to some OSSs with pull-requests in this year too. | dev.to | 2021-10-07
  • GitHub repo sfall

    Engine modifications for Fallout 2

    Project mention: MLS 1.16.0: preprocessing and icons | reddit.com/r/u_BGforge | 2021-07-29

    Data updates from RPU, sfall, IElib, IESDP.

  • GitHub repo luacxx

    C++11 API for creating Lua bindings

  • GitHub repo shpp

    Call c++ functions from a shell with any arguments of any types parsed automatically

  • GitHub repo scrift

    New generation shell and scripting language for everyone.

  • GitHub repo nelson

    Nelson numerical interpreter

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2022-01-18.

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What are some of the best open-source Scripting projects in C++? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 V8 18,987
2 AutoHotkey_L 5,160
3 CopyQ 4,447
4 sol2 2,829
5 ChaiScript 2,458
6 luau 2,169
7 nbind 1,834
8 mtasa-blue 908
9 v8pp 723
10 open-builder 627
11 Ark 430
12 sfall 181
13 luacxx 139
14 shpp 95
15 scrift 47
16 nelson 38
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