Embeddable scripting with Lua
Lua offers high-level abstraction without losing touch with the hardware
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Date archived: April 22, 2019 | First published: April 28, 2006
Compiled programming languages and scripting languages each have unique advantages, but what if you could use both to create rich applications? Lua is an embeddable scripting language that is small, fast, and very powerful. Before you create yet another configuration file or resource format (and yet another parser to accompany it), try Lua.
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