Typed Lua is a typed superset of Lua that compiles to plain Lua. It provides optional type annotations, compile-time type checking, and class-based object oriented programming through the definition of classes, interfaces, and modules.
Requirements for running the compiler
- Lua >= 5.1
- LPeg >= 0.12
Typed Lua must be installed in a standard location; LuaRocks will do this, and will also install the LPeg dependency automatically.
$ [install luarocks] $ luarocks install typedlua-scm-1.rockspec
$ tlc [options] [filename]
-d dump the AST -g generate code without type checking -h print this help -o name output to file 'name' (default is 'tlc.lua') -p print the AST -v print current version
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Copyright (c) 2013 Andre Murbach Maidl
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