How to use this tool?

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

  1. Type or paste your Kotlin 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 Kotlin and Lua

SyntaxKotlin has a syntax similar to Java, but with some added features such as null safety and extension functions.Lua has a simple and flexible syntax, with a focus on readability and ease of use.
ParadigmKotlin is a multi-paradigm language that supports both object-oriented and functional programming.Lua is a procedural language with some support for object-oriented programming.
TypingKotlin is a statically typed language, which means that types are checked at compile time.Lua is a dynamically typed language, which means that types are checked at runtime.
PerformanceKotlin is a high-performance language that can be compiled to native code or run on the JVM.Lua is a lightweight language that is designed for embedded systems and scripting, and may not be as performant as other languages.
Libraries and frameworksKotlin has a growing ecosystem of libraries and frameworks, including popular ones like Spring and Ktor.Lua has a smaller ecosystem of libraries and frameworks, but is often used in game development and embedded systems.
Community and supportKotlin has a large and active community, with support from JetBrains and Google.Lua has a smaller community, but is still actively maintained and used in various industries.
Learning curveKotlin has a moderate learning curve, especially for developers familiar with Java.Lua has a relatively easy learning curve, with a simple syntax and a focus on ease of use.