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A programmer friendly language that compiles to Lua
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What is MoonScript?

It is a dynamic scripting language that compiles into Lua. It gives you the power of one of the fastest scripting languages combined with a rich set of features.
MoonScript is a tool in the Languages category of a tech stack.
MoonScript is an open source tool with 2.2K GitHub stars and 160 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to MoonScript's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses MoonScript?



MoonScript Integrations

GitHub, Ruby, Lua, mruby, and Corona SDK are some of the popular tools that integrate with MoonScript. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with MoonScript.

Why developers like MoonScript?

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MoonScript's Features

  • Whitespace sensitive language
  • Use line-breaks and indentation
  • Consistent.

MoonScript Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to MoonScript?
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Lua combines simple procedural syntax with powerful data description constructs based on associative arrays and extensible semantics. Lua is dynamically typed, runs by interpreting bytecode for a register-based virtual machine, and has automatic memory management with incremental garbage collection, making it ideal for configuration, scripting, and rapid prototyping.
Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.
Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. There are lots of applications and websites that will not work unless you have Java installed, and more are created every day. Java is fast, secure, and reliable. From laptops to datacenters, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere!
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