Lua is a powerful, efficient, lightweight, embeddable scripting language. It supports procedural programming, object-oriented programming, functional programming, data-driven programming, and data description. (by LuaDist)

Lua Alternatives

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  • GitHub repo ChaiScript

    Lua VS ChaiScript

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  • GitHub repo Duktape

    Lua VS Duktape

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  • GitHub repo Wren

    Lua VS Wren

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  • GitHub repo V8

    Lua VS V8

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  • GitHub repo sol2

    Lua VS sol2

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  • GitHub repo ChakraCore

    Lua VS ChakraCore

    ChakraCore is an open source Javascript engine with a C API. [Moved to:] (by Microsoft)

  • GitHub repo luacxx

    Lua VS luacxx

    C++11 API for creating Lua bindings

  • Nanos

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  • GitHub repo libffi

    Lua VS libffi

    A portable foreign-function interface library.

  • GitHub repo Cython

    Lua VS Cython

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  • GitHub repo v8pp

    Lua VS v8pp

    Bind C++ functions and classes into V8 JavaScript engine

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