Nesla: the scripting language for C programmers.
Nesla is the complete object-based scripting language
written in just a few thousand lines of ANSI C. It's
portable, thread-safe, flexible, embeddable, expandable and
easy to understand (as a language and as an API).
but Nesla is Not an ECMA Scripting Language.
Nesla was originally written as a configuration file parser and
lightweight object model. Low maintenance memory management,
hierarchical data storage, a complete c-syntax script parser,
and a core package size of less than 5K lines of code are
just nice bonuses.
API extensions currently offer support for several other
software packages, including:
Note: Please don't ask them for support for Nesla-specific issues.
If there is a bug, it's probably not theirs, and they probably can't help you resolve it.
Is Nesla close but not quite right for your needs? Check out
Want to see what working Nesla scripts look like? Well,
here is a working web
server. Here is a script
to sync a pop3 mail account, and here is the class it uses. Samples ranging from
blackjack to a
chat bot can be found
A summary of changes can be found here.
Some basic documentation is here.
Nesla is free to use and distribute subject to the terms of the
- Nesla 0.9.3
- Previous Releases
If you find a bug, some weird behaviour, or just come up with
a cool test script, show me. I want scripts I can use to
see the bug in action now, and test for possible recurrences