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lua vs. Java

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Preference 75% votes 25% votes
Website lua.​org https:/​/​www.​java.​com/​‎
Unicode Yes Yes
Interpreter Yes Yes
Description Lua is a powerful, fast, lightweight, embeddable scripting language. Statically typed language
Tag Programming Language OOP, FP
Extension/Plug-in Yes Conditional
Image processing engin gnuplot Yes
Operating system
Programming language
Trackback Yes ?
Multilingual content Yes Conditional
Energy consumption ★★★★☆ ★☆☆☆☆
Price rating ★★★★★ ★★★★★
Multiple projects Yes Yes
Revision control Yes Yes
Target audience
Difficulty level
Application startup time 4 s 6 ms
Version number 5.4.0 1.8.0_66
Machine Code Generation Yes Yes
Release Date 1993 23ʳᵈ May 1995
Documentation level ★★★★★ ★★★★★
Multi tasking Yes Yes
RESTful Yes Yes
Code Generation Yes Yes
Dynamic typing Yes Yes
Programming paradigm
Comments Yes Yes
Scripting language support
Free to use Yes Yes
Active Yes Yes
Supported VCS
Community Driven Good Good
Wizard No ?
HTML syntax No Yes
Reliability ★★★★★ ★★★★★
API Good Good
Compiled language Conditional Yes
Syntax Highlighting Yes Yes
Embeddable Yes Yes
Data types
Compiler Yes Yes
Browser support
API comprehensibility ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
Jobs Oportunities ★★★★☆ ★★★★★
Implementation flexibility (57% global votes) (54% global votes)
Out-of-the-box functionality (50% global votes) (44% global votes)
Control structures Yes 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
Easy of Use Yes Yes
Sexiness 100 ?
Latest Standard 17ᵗʰ May 2020 ?
JVM Yes Yes
Open Source Yes Yes
Nested Comments Yes ?
Type inference No Yes
IntelliSense Yes Yes
Magic Yes ?
Websocket Support Yes Yes
Events Support Yes Yes
Lambda Expressions Yes Yes
Properties Yes Yes
Partial Classes No No
Unsafe code support Yes No
Value types creation No Yes
Safe casting No Yes
Runtime Generic Support No Yes
Runtime dynamic types Yes No
Closures Yes Yes
iOS Development Support Yes Yes
Native asynchronous operators await/async No No
Perfomance ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
I like it Yes Yes
Debug Mode Yes Yes
Static Typing No Yes
Autocomplete Code Yes Yes
Supported from Google No Yes
Easy to Learn Yes No
Extensibility Yes Yes
Unit Testing Yes Yes
Macro System No ?
Pattern Matching Yes Yes
Compiler Plugin Architecture No Yes
Object Oriented Models Yes Yes
Operating system server
Package Manager Yes Yes
Easy Setup Yes Yes
Jquery No ?
Optional Static Type Yes ?
Android App Yes Yes
User-friendly Yes ?
Internationalization Yes Yes
Easy to Config Yes Yes
Can you modify it freely to make it better Yes No
JIT Compiler Yes Yes
Will get you a job No Yes
Is reliable and secure Yes Yes
Text-based Yes Yes
Scalability Yes Yes
Ability to link to external programs and systems Yes Yes
Supported by Microsoft Yes Yes
Bytecode Generation Yes Yes
Official IDE Support Yes Yes
Amount of letters 3 ?
Use components elsewhere? Yes Yes
Responsive Website Yes ?
Can function without AJAX Yes Yes
Concurrency Yes Yes
HTML Binding Yes Yes
Fully OO No ?
Dynamic Language Yes Yes
Namespaces Yes Yes
wtf mode Yes ?
Named Fred No ?
Smokes Crack Yes ?
Android Development Support Yes Yes
3rd Party Lib Support Yes ?
MVC Yes Yes
Stability 100 98
WillGetYouLaid No ?
Developed for Human Yes ?
Exist In The Future Yes Yes
Actual chances of getting laid regardless Yes ?
Windows Development Support No No
Written By Monkeys No ?
javascript compiler Yes Yes
Is VsChart totally worthless? Yes ?
Garbage Collection Yes Yes
fappable Yes Yes
Yes ?
Will make your wiener twitch Yes ?
Windows support Yes No
Increase Stress Levels Yes Yes
Inheritance Yes Yes
:) Yes ?
deprecated No ?
C++ power Yes Yes
Makes your hair fall Yes ?
Looks good on resumé Yes ?
Proves You Can Code? Yes ?
Does your mom understand it No ?
High peformance Yes Yes
Make life easier Yes No
Can be developed from linux Yes Yes
elegant Yes Yes
Doesn't Suck Yes Yes
Write Less, Do More Yes No
Does it hate you? Yes Yes
Bootstrap No Yes
Do I Like it Yes Yes
Used by Chuck Norris Yes Yes
Funny No ?
Command-line console Yes Yes
Did I waste my time going down all these options?! Yes Yes
are you stupid Yes ?
Better than Node.js Yes Yes
Popularity 27 100
Easy to learn Yes Yes
Simple Yes ?
A lisp? No ?
Can make a cup of coffee Yes Yes
Is it Lisp? No ?
Is a bird? No No
This site is useless Yes Yes
template metaprogramming Yes ?
Was it worth reading till end? Yes Yes
Is Better Than ASP .NET MVC Yes ?
Can create an OS in it ?
It sucks No No
Feeling Special Yes ?
Has vagina? Yes Yes
Actually works Yes ?
You also wasted time on this? Yes Yes
Is for noobs Yes ?
Impresses your boss Yes ?
is from microsoft No No
Almost Godly in Power Yes ?
Makes you insane No Yes
has pointers No No
Can be used to invoke demons Yes ?
The Cow likes it Yes ?
is a language? Yes Yes
Did Microsoft declare it "the standard"? No No
Hello World! Yes Yes
Can it print 39? Yes Yes
Yes or No? Yes No
Best language ever? Yes Yes
Does it poop in your fridge? No No
Makes you a racist? No No
Should I learnd It? Yes Yes
Cyka Blyat? Yes ?
Makes you wanna have sex? Yes Yes
Is this fun or what? Yes ?
4+2 6 4.2
Are you still reading? Yes No
Threadsafe Yes ?
"; drop table *; 101 ?
Stolen No No
Will it degrade your intelligence No No
Does it Collect Garbage? Yes Yes
Spelled with 2 letters No ?
Keyboard support Yes ?
Suitable For CLI Development Yes ?
Suitable for Mobile Development Yes Yes
Allows Spaghetti code Yes Yes
Do we love it cos it's special Yes ?
Is it the definition of Awesome? Yes ?
Does it give you LÖVE? Yes ?
dafuq!!! did i just read all this bullshit Yes 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 Yes
How long it takes to learn? 10 m 0 s
Supports feminism No ?
Would vote for Trump Yes ?
Is also a music note? No ?
Makes you horny? Yes ?
Are you a programmer? Yes Yes
Can be written with a bottle of vodka Yes ?
Is Literal Garbage No No
Uses Nazi symbol for logo No Yes
Harambe loves it? Yes Yes
Is pepe a hate symbol? No ?
Can make you look smart Yes ?
Machine learning Yes ?
Believes the World Is Flat No No
Sexy? Yes 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 Yes
Chance of something useful after this point -100 ?
Everything above is false Yes ?
Fun to work with Yes Yes
Annie are you okay? No ?
Never gonna let you down No ?
Is the best choice Yes ?
Mid or Feed Yes ?
Brand ?
Multi-user system ? Yes
Memory recommended ? 1 GB
Database model ?
Transactions ? Yes
WYSIWYG-Editor ? Yes
Standard compliance ? Yes
Map and reduce ? Yes
Atomicity ? Yes
Isolation ? No
Horizontal scalable ? Yes
Template language ?
Framework ?
Full text search ? Yes
Scaffolding ? No
Design pattern ?
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) ? Yes
3D Screen ? Yes
E-Mail protocols ?
Backend ?
Database Connection Pooling ? Yes
Compression ? Yes
Creation Date ? 1995
WSDL ? Yes
Versioning ? Good
Data encryption ? Yes
Custom queries ? Good
Layout Structure Template ? Yes
File Assets ? Yes
XML Aware ? Good
Open Architecture ? No
Cloud platform support ?
SOA ? Yes
Annotation Support ? Yes
LDAP ? Yes
Query Cache ? Yes
Realtime ? Yes
Data Security ? Yes
Maven support ? Yes
Language Integrated Query ? No
Value type variables passing as reference ? No
Method signatures passing as parameter ? No
Global Assembly Cache ? No
Delegates ? No
Database migrations ? Yes
Cloud-enabled ? Yes
Click & Edit in Place / WYSIWYG ? No
Dependency Injection ? Yes
Makes you angry ? No
Spring Data Support ? Yes
Ajax ? Yes
GUI ? Yes
Higher Kinded Types ? No
ORM Join Support ? Yes
Object-Oriented Views ? Yes
Mobile ready ? Yes
PDF Support ? Yes
Vertically Scalable ? Yes
Full-Stack ? Yes
Type Safety ? Yes
Tasks ? Yes
Enterprise ? Yes
Manual Memory Management ? No
Awesome ? Yes
Clean ? No
Atractive ? Yes
Makes You Wanna Puke ? No
CLI` ? Yes
Brutality ? 9 001
Integrated Debugger ? Yes
WTF is this? ? No
Will it blend? ? Yes
Can teleport an unicorn in your room ? No
is it dumb to allow rows to be added without moderation? ? Yes
360 noscope triple headshot API ? No
Multiple Inheritance ? No
Multiple Dispatch ? No
Is a cagada ? Yes
Vendor Lock-In ? No
Average executable size (MB) ? 1 337
Batmobile Support? ? Yes
Better than Kotlin ? No
Frictionless in 90% of cases ? Yes
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