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Lingering thoughts of Lua

 ·  β˜• 1 min read  ·  ✍️ noel

For approximately a year now, I have been using Awesome as my window manager. It’s great. A few months ago, I was using Luakit as my primary browser when Firefox got in frenzy of releasing new versions of their browser which demanded more and more memory from my computer which it didn’t have. But, what these two amazing pieces of software have in common? Lua.

I was introduced to Lua when I configured my awesome window manager. It didn’t seem like a programming language much when editing the configuration file of Awesome. However, after that, I also configured Luakit in lua. And, I have been mesmerized by what I can do with these two pieces of software using the power of Lua.

So, today, in morning, I had a thought. Is Lua a viable option for web development? I did a search on google and found pretty interesting stuff. Things like the Kepler project and Sputnik wiki. I read about some stuff and it’s pretty interesting. Will have to continue this when I have some more time…

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