How to use this tool?

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

  1. Type or paste your R 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 R and Lua

SyntaxR has a syntax that is similar to the S programming language, with a focus on data analysis and statistical computing.Lua has a simple and flexible syntax that is easy to learn and use, with a focus on embedding in other applications.
ParadigmR is primarily a functional programming language, with support for object-oriented programming.Lua is a multi-paradigm language that supports procedural, functional, and object-oriented programming.
TypingR is a dynamically typed language, with support for strong typing through packages like 'tidyverse'.Lua is a dynamically typed language with weak typing, allowing for flexible and concise code.
PerformanceR can be slow for certain operations, but has many packages that optimize performance for specific tasks.Lua is a fast language with a small footprint, making it ideal for embedded systems and game development.
Libraries and frameworksR has a large and growing collection of packages for data analysis, machine learning, and visualization.Lua has a smaller but still robust collection of libraries and frameworks for game development, web development, and more.
Community and supportR has a large and active community of users and developers, with many resources available for learning and troubleshooting.Lua has a smaller but dedicated community of users and developers, with active forums and mailing lists for support.
Learning curveR can have a steep learning curve for beginners, especially those without a background in statistics or programming.Lua has a relatively low learning curve, with simple syntax and a focus on ease of use.