Forum: Ruby mruby vs. lua

4828d528e2e46f7c8160c336eb332836?d=identicon&s=25 Robert Heiler (shevegen)
on 2014-02-22 21:50
Hi,

How will mruby compare to lua?

I could use mruby similar to lua, is that one of the main ideas behind
mruby?

And I assume that folks who know C will significantly profit from mruby
more so than "normal" ruby users who know only ruby?
6738588a11b852833edf6aec90ef6fa3?d=identicon&s=25 Yukihiro Matsumoto (Guest)
on 2014-02-23 13:08
(Received via mailing list)
Hi,

Basic aim of mruby is similar to Lua.  The biggest differences are:

* some prefer Ruby to Lua
* mruby comes with standard compiled libraries written in Ruby
* mruby has API that does not need to tweek VM stack directly
* Lua is smaller, and LuaJIT is faster

              matz.


In message "Re: mruby vs. lua"
    on Sat, 22 Feb 2014 21:50:36 +0100, Marc Heiler
<lists@ruby-forum.com> writes:

|Hi,
|
|How will mruby compare to lua?
|
|I could use mruby similar to lua, is that one of the main ideas behind
|mruby?
|
|And I assume that folks who know C will significantly profit from mruby
|more so than "normal" ruby users who know only ruby?
|
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|Posted via http://www.ruby-forum.com/.
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