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- From: agentzh <agentzh@...>
- Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2011 13:39:27 +0800
On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 9:28 PM, Jakub Piotr Cłapa <email@example.com> wrote:
> I am interested in whether anyone tried to do this the other way around? I
> have not found any JS to Lua compiler in the wild. As far as I know JS its
> features look like they should be quite easily mapped to Lua.
> Why JS->Lua? To:
> 1. Allow JS programmers to easily script Lua programs.
> are smaller than any JS VM out there).
> 3. Maybe even compare performance of some non-trivial programs (V8/nodejs
> vs. LuaJIT2/luvit).
In fact, I've been thinking seriously about that in the last year or
in our Nginx Lua module environment:
Redis, and etc. can be written synchronously but run nonblockingly out
of the box like in Lua because Lua supports coroutines :) Node.js's
callback nightmare always makes me crazy ;)