[erlang-questions] Luerl - Lua in Erlang

Robert Virding <>
Sat Feb 18 20:27:06 CET 2012

Seeing there is a discussion about scripting languages I thought I would add an extra one in the fray. Doing PHP in Erlang would not be impossible but the syntax is a right mess and there are a LOT of libraries to do.


----- Original Message -----
> I just want to announce that I have released the first version of
> Luerl - Lua in Erlang. It is a Lua interpreter written in Erlang
> which started off as a proof of concept and an experiment with
> handling mutable data, but it grew. You can find it at:
> https://github.com/rvirding/luerl
> It is not a full Lua but it implements most of the language and a
> sizeable portion of the standard libraries. The user interface is
> lacking but I am working on that. I am also working on improving the
> speed and extending the libraries.
> Robert
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