How to use this tool?

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

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

Key differences between Lua and Scheme

SyntaxLua has a simple and lightweight syntax with a focus on readability and ease of use.Scheme has a minimalist syntax with a strong emphasis on parentheses and prefix notation.
ParadigmLua is a multi-paradigm language that supports procedural, functional, and object-oriented programming.Scheme is a functional programming language that emphasizes immutability and recursion.
TypingLua is dynamically typed, allowing for flexible and dynamic programming.Scheme is dynamically typed, allowing for flexible and dynamic programming.
PerformanceLua is known for its fast and efficient performance, making it suitable for embedded systems and game development.Scheme is generally slower than Lua due to its focus on expressiveness and abstraction.
Libraries and frameworksLua has a smaller ecosystem of libraries and frameworks compared to Scheme, but it has strong support for embedding in other applications.Scheme has a rich ecosystem of libraries and frameworks, making it suitable for a wide range of applications.
Community and supportLua has an active and supportive community, with good documentation and resources available.Scheme also has an active community, but it may be smaller compared to Lua. However, it still has good documentation and resources available.
Learning curveLua has a relatively low learning curve, with a simple syntax and easy-to-understand concepts.Scheme has a steeper learning curve due to its minimalist syntax and functional programming concepts.