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lua vs. JavaScript/Node.js

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Preference (43% global votes) (50% global votes)
Website lua.​org nodejs.​org
License ?
Unicode No No
Interpreter Yes Yes
Description Lua is a powerful, fast, lightweight, embeddable scripting language. ?
Tag Programming Language Programming Language, OOP, Functional
Extension/Plug-in Yes ?
Image processing engin gnuplot ?
Operating system ?
Programming language
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 ?
Documentation level ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
Multi tasking Yes Yes
Influences ?
RESTful Yes Yes
Code Generation Yes ?
Dynamic typing Yes Yes
Programming paradigm ?
Comments Yes ?
Scripting language support ?
Free to use Yes Yes
Active Yes ?
Supported VCS ?
Community Driven Good ?
Wizard No ?
HTML syntax Yes ?
REPL Yes Yes
Reliability ★★★★★ ★★★☆☆
API Good Good
Compiled language Conditional ?
Syntax Highlighting Yes ?
Embeddable Yes ?
Data types ?
Compiler Yes No
Browser support ?
API comprehensibility ★★★★★ ?
Jobs Oportunities ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Implementation flexibility (57% global votes) (0% global votes)
Out-of-the-box functionality (50% global votes) (0% global votes)
Community feedback ★★★★★ ?
Ease of use ★★★★★ ★★☆☆☆
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 ?
Nested Comments Yes Yes
Type inference No ?
IntelliSense Yes ?
Magic Yes ?
Websocket Support Yes Yes
Events Support Yes ?
Lambda Expressions Yes 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 ?
Perfomance ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
I like it Yes No
Debug Mode Yes ?
Static Typing No ?
Autocomplete Code Yes ?
Supported from Google No ?
Easy to Learn Yes 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 ?
User-friendly Yes Yes
Internationalization Yes ?
Easy to Config Yes ?
Can you modify it freely to make it better Yes ?
JIT Compiler Yes ?
Will get you a job No 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 ?
Android Development Support Yes Yes
3rd Party Lib Support Yes ?
MVC Yes ?
Stability 100 ?
WillGetYouLaid No ?
Developed for Human Yes Yes
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 ?
Yes No
Will make your wiener twitch Yes ?
Windows support Yes ?
Increase Stress Levels Yes Yes
Inheritance Yes ?
:) Yes ?
deprecated No ?
C++ power Yes ?
Makes your hair fall Yes ?
Looks good on resumé Yes Yes
Proves You Can Code? Yes No
Does your mom understand it No ?
High peformance Yes ?
Make life easier Yes ?
Can be developed from linux Yes 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 ?
Better than Node.js Yes No
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 ?
Makes you a racist? No Yes
Should I learnd It? Yes ?
Cyka Blyat? Yes ?
Makes you wanna have sex? Yes Yes
Is this fun or what? Yes ?
4+2 6 ?
Are you still reading? Yes No
Threadsafe Yes ?
Stolen No ?
Will it degrade your intelligence No ?
Does it Collect Garbage? Yes ?
Keyboard support Yes ?
Suitable for Mobile Development Yes ?
Allows Spaghetti code Yes ?
Do we love it cos it's special Yes ?
Is it the definition of Awesome? Yes No
Does it give you LÖVE? Yes ?
can donald trump build a wall using this ? 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 ?
Votes For Trump No ?
How long it takes to learn? 10 m ?
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 ?
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 ?
Map and reduce ? Yes
Scaffolding ? No
Backend ?
Makes you angry ? Yes
coolnes rating ? Yes
Is for noobs ? No
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
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