NodeLua is a cross-platform firmware based on the lua language trying to make IoT programming easier. Not only an interpreter, but with a Web IDE, Cloud APIs, which makes you creating a real 'thing' running on your customers home more robustious and easier. It is currently running on ESP8266 and planned to support more chips, based on the lua language, nodejs-like APIs, but 10 times faster and 100 times smaller than nodejs. Which made it easily be fit into modules with only a few hundred kilobytes of Flash/RAM memory.
- Access to all of the resources on the chip: GPIO, PWM, ADC, Timer, WIFI config, TCP server and client. Compile toolchain and the time wasting burning process are no longer needed.
- A very easy to use web based IDE development environment. You can program and load codes into modules over-the-air.
- Cloud APIs to storage the datas generating by the sensors on the modules(You can post data through only 2 lines of code!), to handle customer accounts, pairing, permissions, sharing devices with family and friends, control actions, triggers, timers send from customer’s phone or other sources.
- The RAM size on ESP8266 is really tight for the Lua interpreter, currently there are only ~30KB free memory could be used both by NodeLua and your codes, which means dozens lines of code will used up all the heap space.
You are welcome to be a early bird and help us to improve it!
Full API documents are on the project site: http://nodelua.org/doc/api-references/wifi/
You can follow the tutorial to get start: http://nodelua.org/doc/tutorial/make-your-first-node/
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NodeLua was written by Harold L. and released under the Apache License.