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On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 5:36 PM, Patrick
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> Hi Everyone
> I am new to Lua and still reading Roberto's book. I am absolutely loving
> everything that I have learned so far. It's amazing how many things are
> the way I was hoping they would be in the other languages that I learned
> but were not.
> I am going to use Lua with C++ and it looks like a perfect match already
> but I also want to do some web based stuff. PHP just has such a large
> set of libraries of which one I have already become Dependant on. Lua
> seems like a better language but PHP has such a head start with the web.
> What would be the best way to mesh PHP code and Lua? I know there is a
> PECL extension for embedding the Lua interpretor, has anyone else used
> this?Is there a better way?
> Thanks in advance-Patrick

Hi Patrick,

If you want to go PHP+Lua, the best is to use the PECL extension. You
can try my branch here, I have fixed a few little things:

I use this in my trylua experiment and it's working great.

The PECL extension needs more love, if you want to work on it, you are
welcome, just let me know.

Bertrand Mansion