Brussels / 2 & 3 February 2019

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Luerl: Lua in Erlang

Luerl introduction emphasizing its trade-off as scripting skin on top of the BEAM ecosystem.


Luerl is an implementation of standard Lua 5.2 written in Erlang/OTP. Lua is a powerful, efficient, lightweight, embeddable scripting language common in games, IoT devices, machine learning and scientific computing research. The Luerl VM is a mixture of interpreting Lua VM instructions and using Erlang directly to implement function calls.

Through the use of Erlang functions, Luerl can be augmented to cope with a wide range of different domains, creating a customized language sharing a syntactical framework.

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