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-====== ​LUA ======+====== ​Lua ======
-There are 2 "​branches:"​ of LUA now for ESP8266, and open source model called NodeLua and a closed source model called NodeMcu+There is one version Lua for the ESP8266 ​(and ESP32)that is still under active development ​and maintenance: ​ [[https://​​nodemcu/​nodemcu-firmware|NodeMCU Lua Firmware on GitHub]] with its online documentation set available [[https://​​en/​dev/​|here]].
-As was sayingLua is powerfulfastlightweight,​ embeddable scripting language. Lua combines simple procedural syntax ​with powerful data description constructs based on associative arrays ​and extensible semantics.+After initial closed source development by the [[NodeMCU]] hardware developersthey released the software project to open-source in October 2014, and soon after invited ​core group of community contributors to take over the software project. ​ This team has made some 1,800 material commits to the software base in the 3 years since the projects move to GitHub, with some 60 hardware ​and software modules now supported. ​ For further details see the online documentation
- ​* ​Lua is small: the Lua interpreter easily fits in under 100 kilobytes including the base libraries. +A second version of Lua know as [[NodeLua]] ​stopped development in December 2014, soon after NodeMCU Lua was open-sourcedand is now moribund, as it does not work with any of version 1.x or 2.x releases of the Espressif non-OS SDK.
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- * Lua is fast: independent benchmarks show that Lua is often amongst the fastest interpreted dynamic languages. The Lua interpreter has been extensively tuned for high performance. +
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-==== Open Source NodeLua ==== +
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-  * [[NodeLua]] - A open source firmware runs Lua code on ESP8266written by Harold L. +
-  * [[Node WebIDE]] - A pure web-based tool works with [[NodeLua]] for Lua programming and run codes on ESP8266 over-the-air. +
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-==== Closed Source NodeMcu ==== +
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-  * [[NodeMcu]]+
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