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JavaScript/Node.js vs. lua

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Preference (50% global votes) (43% global votes)
Website nodejs.​org lua.​org
License ?
Unicode No No
Interpreter Yes Yes
Tag Programming Language, OOP, Functional Programming Language
Programming language
Map and reduce Yes ?
Scaffolding No ?
Documentation level ★★★★☆ ★★★★★
Multi tasking Yes Yes
RESTful Yes Yes
Dynamic typing Yes Yes
Free to use Yes Yes
Backend ?
REPL Yes Yes
Reliability ★★★☆☆ ★★★★★
API Good Good
Compiler No Yes
Jobs Oportunities ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Ease of use ★★☆☆☆ ★★★★★
Nested Comments Yes Yes
Websocket Support Yes Yes
Lambda Expressions Yes Yes
Perfomance ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
I like it No Yes
Makes you angry Yes ?
Easy to Learn No Yes
User-friendly Yes Yes
Will get you a job Yes No
Android Development Support Yes Yes
Developed for Human Yes Yes
No Yes
Increase Stress Levels Yes Yes
Looks good on resumé Yes Yes
coolnes rating Yes ?
Proves You Can Code? No Yes
Can be developed from linux Yes Yes
Better than Node.js No Yes
Is for noobs No ?
Makes you a racist? Yes No
Makes you wanna have sex? Yes Yes
Are you still reading? No Yes
Is it the definition of Awesome? No Yes
Can be used for sexual satisfaction Yes ?
Needs your experience to be decided Yes ?
Better than Laravel Yes ?
Trump approved Yes ?
Rhymes with another english word No ?
Description ? Lua is a powerful, fast, lightweight, embeddable scripting language.
Extension/Plug-in ? Yes
Image processing engin ? gnuplot
Operating system ?
Trackback ? Yes
Multilingual content ? Yes
Energy consumption ? ★★★★☆
Price rating ? ★★★★★
Multiple projects ? Yes
Revision control ? Yes
Target audience ?
Difficulty level ?
Application startup time ? 4 s
Version number ? 5.3.1
Machine Code Generation ? Yes
Release Date ? 1993
Influences ?
Code Generation ? Yes
Programming paradigm ?
Comments ? Yes
Scripting language support ?
Active ? Yes
Supported VCS ?
Community Driven ? Good
Wizard ? No
HTML syntax ? Yes
Compiled language ? Conditional
Syntax Highlighting ? Yes
Embeddable ? Yes
Data types ?
Browser support ?
API comprehensibility ? ★★★★★
Implementation flexibility (0% global votes) (57% global votes)
Out-of-the-box functionality (0% global votes) (50% global votes)
Control structures ? Yes
Community feedback ? ★★★★★
Malicious Injection Prevention ? Yes
Copy, Cut and Paste Support ? Yes
Free for commercial use ? Yes
Duck typing ? Yes
Useless ? No
Easy of Use ? Yes
Sexiness ? 100
Latest Standard ? 17ᵗʰ May 2020
JVM ? Yes
CLR ? No
Open Source ? Yes
Type inference ? No
IntelliSense ? Yes
Magic ? Yes
Events Support ? Yes
Properties ? Yes
Partial Classes ? No
Unsafe code support ? Yes
Value types creation ? No
Safe casting ? No
Runtime Generic Support ? No
Runtime dynamic types ? Yes
Closures ? Yes
iOS Development Support ? Yes
Native asynchronous operators await/async ? No
Debug Mode ? Yes
Static Typing ? No
Autocomplete Code ? Yes
Supported from Google ? No
Extensibility ? Yes
Unit Testing ? Yes
Macro System ? No
Pattern Matching ? Yes
Compiler Plugin Architecture ? No
Object Oriented Models ? Yes
Operating system server ?
Package Manager ? Yes
Easy Setup ? Yes
Jquery ? No
Optional Static Type ? Yes
Android App ? Yes
Internationalization ? Yes
Easy to Config ? Yes
Can you modify it freely to make it better ? Yes
JIT Compiler ? Yes
Is reliable and secure ? Yes
Text-based ? Yes
Scalability ? Yes
Ability to link to external programs and systems ? Yes
Supported by Microsoft ? Yes
Bytecode Generation ? Yes
Official IDE Support ? Yes
Amount of letters ? 3
Use components elsewhere? ? Yes
Responsive Website ? Yes
Can function without AJAX ? Yes
Concurrency ? Yes
HTML Binding ? Yes
Programs ?
Fully OO ? No
Dynamic Language ? Yes
Namespaces ? Yes
wtf mode ? Yes
Named Fred ? No
Smokes Crack ? Yes
3rd Party Lib Support ? Yes
MVC ? Yes
Stability ? 100
WillGetYouLaid ? No
Exist In The Future ? Yes
Actual chances of getting laid regardless ? Yes
Windows Development Support ? No
Written By Monkeys ? No
javascript compiler ? Yes
Is VsChart totally worthless? ? Yes
Garbage Collection ? Yes
fappable ? Yes
Will make your wiener twitch ? Yes
Windows support ? Yes
Inheritance ? Yes
:) ? Yes
deprecated ? No
C++ power ? Yes
Makes your hair fall ? Yes
Does your mom understand it ? No
High peformance ? Yes
Make life easier ? Yes
elegant ? Yes
Doesn't Suck ? Yes
Write Less, Do More ? Yes
Does it hate you? ? No
Bootstrap ? No
Do I Like it ? Yes
Used by Chuck Norris ? Yes
Funny ? No
Command-line console ? Yes
Did I waste my time going down all these options?! ? Yes
are you stupid ? Yes
Popularity ? 27
Easy to learn ? Yes
Simple ? Yes
Influenced ?
A lisp? ? No
Can make a cup of coffee ? Yes
Is it Lisp? ? No
Is a bird? ? No
This site is useless ? Yes
template metaprogramming ? Yes
Was it worth reading till end? ? Yes
Is Better Than ASP .NET MVC ? Yes
Can create an OS in it ?
It sucks ? No
Feeling Special ? Yes
Has vagina? ? Yes
Actually works ? Yes
You also wasted time on this? ? Yes
Impresses your boss ? Yes
is from microsoft ? No
Almost Godly in Power ? Yes
Makes you insane ? No
has pointers ? No
Can be used to invoke demons ? Yes
The Cow likes it ? Yes
is a language? ? Yes
Did Microsoft declare it "the standard"? ? No
Hello World! ? Yes
Can it print 39? ? Yes
Yes or No? ? Yes
Best language ever? ? Yes
Does it poop in your fridge? ? No
Should I learnd It? ? Yes
Cyka Blyat? ? Yes
Is this fun or what? ? Yes
4+2 ? 6
Threadsafe ? Yes
Stolen ? No
Will it degrade your intelligence ? No
Does it Collect Garbage? ? Yes
Spelled with 2 letters ? No
Keyboard support ? Yes
Suitable for Mobile Development ? Yes
Allows Spaghetti code ? Yes
Do we love it cos it's special ? Yes
Does it give you LÖVE? ? Yes
dafuq!!! did i just read all this bullshit ? Yes
can donald trump build a wall using this ? ? Yes
Is this chart bullshit ? ? Yes
Is used by new millennial programmers? ? No
Cures Cancer ? No
Walter La Ganga ? 1 W
What programming languages does it rely on? ? Yes
Votes For Trump ? No
How long it takes to learn? ? 10 m
Supports feminism ? No
Would vote for Trump ? Yes
Is also a music note? ? No
Makes you horny? ? Yes
Are you a programmer? ? Yes
Can be written with a bottle of vodka ? Yes
Is Literal Garbage ? No
Uses Nazi symbol for logo ? No
Harambe loves it? ? Yes
Is pepe a hate symbol? ? No
Can make you look smart ? Yes
Machine learning ? Yes
Believes the World Is Flat ? No
Sexy? ? Yes
Will Help Trump Make America Great Again ? No
is it used to troll vschart? ? Yes
Reads naturally ? Yes
Fast to develop ? Yes
Approved by gay community ? Yes
Chance of something useful after this point ? -100
Fun to work with ? Yes
Annie are you okay? ? No
Never gonna let you down ? No
Is the best choice ? Yes
Mid or Feed ? Yes
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