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On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 11:41 AM, Justin Cormack <> wrote:
Also I have started looking at the nginx Lua bindings, which are really

These give you an async framework, but much more usable than say node.js
because it uses coroutines. Nginx has modules for a whole bunch of
databases, memcache etc that hook right in.

I have been following development on the Nginx module, I can confirm it's very good.
It's more advanced and efficient than what has been done in in Apache with mod_lua at the moment.

For people who use PHP, I'd like to mention this C extension that makes it easy to build a Lua sandbox within a PHP script :
This can be useful for safe templating, for example.

Bertrand Mansion