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Go lua
Preference (40% global votes) (44% global votes)
Website www.​golang.​org lua.​org
Unicode Yes No
Interpreter No Yes
Description It is strongly typed and garbage-collected and has explicit support for concurrent programming. Lua is a powerful, fast, lightweight, embeddable scripting language.
Brand ?
Tag Some OOP features, Duck typing, Ambient interfaces Programming Language
Memory minimum 64 MB ?
Extension/Plug-in Yes Yes
Image processing engin Yes gnuplot
Operating system
Programming language
Multilingual content Yes Yes
Transactions Yes ?
WYSIWYG-Editor Yes ?
Multiple projects Yes Yes
Standard compliance Yes ?
Map and reduce Yes ?
Revision control Yes Yes
Atomicity Yes ?
Horizontal scalable Yes ?
Target audience
Framework ?
Full text search Yes ?
Scaffolding Yes ?
Design pattern ?
Difficulty level
Version number 1.13 5.3.1
Adobe Flash Support No ?
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Yes ?
Machine Code Generation Yes No
Release Date 10ᵗʰ November 2009 1993
Documentation level ★★★★★ ★★★★★
E-Mail protocols ?
Multi tasking Yes Yes
RESTful Yes Yes
Code Generation Yes Yes
Dynamic typing No Yes
Programming paradigm
Comments Yes Yes
Scripting language support
Free to use Yes Yes
Frontend ?
Backend ?
Active Yes Yes
Supported VCS
Database Connection Pooling Yes ?
Creation Date 2009 ?
Community Driven Good Good
WSDL Yes ?
Reliability ★★★★★ ★★★★★
Data encryption No ?
Layout Structure Template Yes ?
File Assets Yes ?
API Good Good
Compiled language Yes Conditional
XML Aware Good ?
Embeddable Yes Yes
Open Architecture Yes ?
Cloud platform support ?
Data types
Compiler Yes Yes
API comprehensibility ★★★★★ ★★★★★
Webmail Yes ?
Jobs Oportunities ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Implementation flexibility (42% global votes) (57% global votes)
Out-of-the-box functionality (42% global votes) (47% global votes)
Control structures Yes ?
Annotation Support No ?
LDAP Yes ?
Realtime Yes ?
Data Security Yes ?
Community feedback ★★★★★ ★★★★★
Ease of use ★★★★☆ ★★★★★
Malicious Injection Prevention Yes No
Copy, Cut and Paste Support Yes Yes
Free for commercial use Yes Yes
Duck typing Yes Yes
Useless No No
Realtime Server Push Yes ?
Easy of Use Yes Yes
Sexiness 10 100
Latest Standard 17ᵗʰ February 2015 17ᵗʰ June 2015
JVM No Yes
Open Source Yes Yes
Source Repository ?
Type inference Yes No
IntelliSense Yes Yes
Websocket Support Yes Yes
Maven support No ?
Events Support Yes Yes
Lambda Expressions Yes Yes
Language Integrated Query No ?
Properties Yes Yes
Partial Classes No No
Unsafe code support Yes Yes
Value types creation Yes No
Value type variables passing as reference Yes ?
Safe casting Yes No
Global Assembly Cache No ?
Runtime Generic Support No No
Runtime dynamic types Yes Yes
Closures Yes Yes
Delegates Yes ?
iOS Development Support Yes Yes
Native asynchronous operators await/async Yes No
Perfomance ★★★★★ ★★★★★
Database migrations Yes ?
I like it Yes Yes
Asyncronous JS loading Yes ?
Debug Mode Yes Yes
Static Typing Yes No
Cloud-enabled Yes ?
Autocomplete Code Yes Yes
Symbols No ?
Supported from Google Yes No
Makes you angry Yes ?
Spring Data Support No ?
Easy to Learn Yes Yes
Extensibility Yes Yes
Unit Testing Yes Yes
Ajax Yes ?
GUI No ?
Macro System No No
Higher Kinded Types No ?
Pattern Matching Yes Yes
Compiler Plugin Architecture No No
Object-Oriented Views No ?
Object Oriented Models No Yes
Mobile ready No ?
PDF Support Yes ?
Operating system server
Package Manager Yes Yes
Easy Setup Yes Yes
Jquery Yes No
jQuery Support Yes ?
Optional Static Type Yes Yes
Vertically Scalable Yes ?
Android App No Yes
Full-Stack Yes ?
User-friendly Yes Yes
Component Oriented Yes ?
Internationalization Yes Yes
Heroku Support Yes ?
Easy to Config Yes Yes
Can you modify it freely to make it better Yes Yes
JIT Compiler Yes Yes
Self Server Yes ?
Will get you a job Yes Yes
Is reliable and secure Yes Yes
Scalability Yes Yes
Ability to link to external programs and systems Yes Yes
Supported by Microsoft No Yes
Official IDE Support No Yes
Amount of letters 2 3
Can function without AJAX Yes Yes
Concurrency Yes Yes
Enterprise Yes ?
Namespaces Yes Yes
wtf mode Yes No
Android Development Support Yes Yes
MVC Yes Yes
Average Salary 120 000 ?
Developed for Human Yes Yes
Exist In The Future Yes Yes
Windows Development Support Yes No
javascript compiler Yes Yes
Is VsChart totally worthless? Yes Yes
Manual Memory Management Yes ?
Garbage Collection Yes Yes
fappable No Yes
Windows support Yes Yes
Inheritance No Yes
:) Yes Yes
State of the art technology Yes ?
deprecated No No
C++ power Yes Yes
Makes your hair fall No No
Bullshit No ?
Looks good on resumé Yes Yes
Proves You Can Code? Yes Yes
High peformance Yes Yes
Make life easier Yes Yes
Can be developed from linux Yes Yes
elegant Yes Yes
Doesn't Suck Yes Yes
Do I Like it Yes Yes
Did I waste my time going down all these options?! Yes Yes
Halal Yes ?
Better than Node.js Yes Yes
Easy to learn Yes Yes
Integrated Debugger Yes ?
Final Score 146 ?
Simple Yes Yes
A lisp? No No
Can make a cup of coffee No Yes
Для шкальников Yes ?
AAA 12 ?
Is it Lisp? No No
This site is useless Yes Yes
template metaprogramming No Yes
true modules Yes ?
Is Better Than ASP .NET MVC Yes Yes
Can create an OS in it
It sucks Yes No
Actually works Yes Yes
You also wasted time on this? Yes No
¿Es una Cagada? Yes ?
Can teleport an unicorn in your room Yes ?
¿Es una moda culiá? Yes ?
is from microsoft No No
has pointers Yes No
Hakuna matata Yes ?
Can be used to invoke demons Yes Yes
is a language? Yes Yes
Recomended by Morgan Freeman? Yes ?
Did Microsoft declare it "the standard"? Yes No
Hello World! Yes Yes
Can it print 39? Yes Yes
Yes or No? Yes Yes
Best language ever? Yes Yes
Makes you a racist? Yes No
can understand parseltongue? Yes ?
Sometimes I like to imagine that I'm a banana Yes ?
aasdasd 7 B ?
Should I learnd It? Yes Yes
360 noscope triple headshot API Yes ?
Multiple Dispatch No ?
Is a cagada No ?
Cyka Blyat? Yes Yes
Did you get here? Yes ?
4+2 6 6
Are you still reading? Yes Yes
Threadsafe Yes Yes
Stolen Yes Yes
Vendor Lock-In No ?
Will it degrade your intelligence No No
Does it Collect Garbage? Yes Yes
Suitable For CLI Development Yes ?
Allows Spaghetti code Yes ?
Does it give you LÖVE? No Yes
can donald trump build a wall using this ? Yes Yes
Cures Cancer No ?
Can be used for sexual satisfaction Yes ?
Votes For Trump No Yes
How long it takes to learn? 1 h 10 m
Named after a comedy group? No ?
Named as a characters from Star Wars No ?
Is Literal Garbage No Yes
Disrespect poor languages? Yes ?
Is it a bug or a feature? No ?
Hack friendly No ?
Used to hack Clinton's e-mail server No ?
Machine learning Yes ?
Believes the World Is Flat Yes No
Sexy? Yes Yes
Will Help Trump Make America Great Again Yes No
Jimmy Yes ?
Albert likes it No ?
Nilesh Approves Yes ?
69 Yes ?
Reads naturally Yes ?
Frictionless in 90% of cases No ?
Fast to develop Yes Yes
Resilient to change Yes ?
Mistake proof Yes ?
A genius would like it Yes ?
Lax No ?
Fun to work with Yes Yes
Annie are you okay? Yes No
Bitches about implementation? No ?
Energy consumption ? ★★★★☆
Price rating ? ★★★★★
Application startup time ? 4 s
Wizard ? No
HTML syntax ? Yes
Syntax Highlighting ? Yes
Browser support ?
Nested Comments ? Yes
Magic ? Yes
Text-based ? Yes
Bytecode Generation ? Yes
Use components elsewhere? ? Yes
Responsive Website ? Yes
HTML Binding ? Yes
Fully OO ? No
Dynamic Language ? Yes
Named Fred ? No
Smokes Crack ? Yes
3rd Party Lib Support ? Yes
Stability ? 100
WillGetYouLaid ? No
Actual chances of getting laid regardless ? Yes
Written By Monkeys ? No
? Yes
Will make your wiener twitch ? Yes
Increase Stress Levels ? Yes
Does your mom understand it ? Yes
Write Less, Do More ? Yes
Does it hate you? ? No
Bootstrap ? No
Used by Chuck Norris ? Yes
Funny ? No
Command-line console ? Yes
are you stupid ? Yes
Popularity ? 42
Influenced ?
Is a bird? ? No
Was it worth reading till end? ? Yes
Feeling Special ? Yes
Has vagina? ? Yes
Impresses your boss ? Yes
Almost Godly in Power ? Yes
Makes you insane ? No
The Cow likes it ? Yes
Does it poop in your fridge? ? No
Makes you wanna have sex? ? Yes
Is this fun or what? ? Yes
Keyboard support ? Yes
Suitable for Mobile Development ? Yes
Do we love it cos it's special ? Yes
Is it the definition of Awesome? ? Yes
Is this chart bullshit ? ? Yes
Is used by new millennial programmers? ? No
Walter La Ganga ? 1 W
What programming languages does it rely on? ? Yes
Would vote for Trump ? Yes
Is also a music note? ? No
Makes you horny? ? No
Uses Nazi symbol for logo ? No
Harambe loves it? ? Yes
Is pepe a hate symbol? ? No
Can make you look smart ? Yes
is it used to troll vschart? ? Yes
Approved by gay community ? Yes
Chance of something useful after this point ? 4
Never gonna let you down ? No
Is the best choice ? Yes
Mid or Feed ? Yes
Can help Modi to make New India ? ? Yes
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