January 20th, 2013, 12:09 PM
Jx9 - A serious alternative to Lua?
Quote from the Jx9 Website
Jx9 homepage: jx9.symisc.net
March 12th, 2013, 01:05 AM
Ultimately, Lua is accepted as one of the more powerful scripting backends, and because of that, has a large community to help with many issues. The community size is the main determinant of how successful a scripting backend is used in tandem with major applications.
Originally Posted by xtremejames183
Something may be functionally better but won't grow far seeing as many people don't have much of a reason to abandon Lua.
That being said, I'm settling in on Lua, as JX9 seems to be well rounded but doesn't have the community that Lua has yet, and most people would generally say "What's JX9, why not just use Lua, everyone already knows that!"