CSLua is a pure C# library for interfacing to the Lua 5.1 Windows DLL. It supports the core Lua API and includes a C# class wrapper for using C# objects from Lua script. I built this for fun to learn more about Lua and C# and thought I would share it.
Lua Binaries can be downloaded from luabinaries
Lua Binaries Download
Documentation about Lua
Lua Reference Manual
lib/CSLua/LuaDLL.cs contains the marshalling definitions to the standard Lua API.
lib/CSLua/LuaState.cs is a class wrapper for a lua state and an API for registering C# objects and functions with Lua.
samples/CSLuaSampleApp/MainWindow.xaml.cs contains an basic interactive Lua interface with a test suite of C# classes and methods.
samples/test/data/test.lua contains a Lua script that is designed to stress test the test objects in MainWindow.xaml.cs.
- Mostly complete standard Lua C API exposed to C#
- Some additional features for supporting C# features, such as variable arguments
- C# class wrapper of lua state
- Support for registration of C# methods as global Lua functions
- Support for registration of C# objects, either as global objects or returned from methods
- Automatic registration of class when objects are registered or returned
- Make Lua tables available to use as native C# objects