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Package fennel

A Lisp that compiles to Lua


Fennel is a Lisp that compiles to Lua. It aims to be easy to use, expressive,
and has almost zero overhead compared to handwritten Lua.

* *Full Lua compatibility* - You can use any function or library from Lua.
* *Zero overhead* - Compiled code should be just as or more efficient than
   hand-written Lua.
* *Compile-time macros* - Ship compiled code with no runtime dependency on
* *Embeddable* - Fennel is a one-file library as well as an executable. Embed it
   in other programs to support runtime extensibility and interactive

At fennel-lang.org there's a live in-browser repl you can use without
installing anything.

Version: 1.5.0

General Commands

fennel a lisp programming language that runs on Lua

Library Functions

fennel-api Fennel's Lua API

File Formats

fennel-reference Fennel Reference


fennel-tutorial Getting Started with Fennel