How to use this tool?

This free online converter lets you convert code from Julia to Lua in a click of a button. To use this converter, take the following steps -

  1. Type or paste your Julia code in the input box.
  2. Click the convert button.
  3. The resulting Lua code from the conversion will be displayed in the output box.

Key differences between Julia and Lua

SyntaxJulia has a syntax similar to MATLAB and Python, with a focus on mathematical notation.Lua has a simple and flexible syntax, with a focus on minimalism and ease of use.
ParadigmJulia is a multi-paradigm language, supporting functional, imperative, and object-oriented programming.Lua is a procedural language with some support for object-oriented programming.
TypingJulia is dynamically typed, with optional type annotations for performance optimization.Lua is dynamically typed, with no support for static typing.
PerformanceJulia is designed for high performance, with a just-in-time (JIT) compiler and support for parallelism.Lua is relatively fast for a scripting language, but not designed for high performance computing.
Libraries and frameworksJulia has a growing ecosystem of libraries and frameworks, particularly in the scientific computing and data analysis domains.Lua has a small but active community of libraries and frameworks, particularly in the game development and embedded systems domains.
Community and supportJulia has a supportive and growing community, with active development and frequent releases.Lua has a small but dedicated community, with active development and frequent releases.
Learning curveJulia has a moderate learning curve, with a focus on mathematical notation and performance optimization.Lua has a low learning curve, with a simple and flexible syntax.