A look at the design of Lua

@article{Ierusalimschy2018ALA,
  title={A look at the design of Lua},
  author={Roberto Ierusalimschy and Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo and Waldemar Celes Filho},
  journal={Communications of the ACM},
  year={2018},
  volume={61},
  pages={114 - 123}
}
Simplicity, small size, portability, and embeddability set Lua apart from other scripting languages. 
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