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Welcome to Greyhound Lua!

Greyhound Lua is a distribution of Lua intended to be used for the FIRST Robotics Competition. Teams can use this to write their robot code in Lua, a simple, lightweight programming language.

Greyhound Lua is in no way endorsed or sponsored by US FIRST.


  • Lua is simple to learn and easy to maintain.
  • Greyhound Lua lets you reload code without restarting.
  • Greyhound Lua provides access to the WPILib.
  • You don't need to use WindRiver once the base code is installed.
  • Inclusion of the bitop library.

About this Wiki

The wiki is a collection of up-to-date documentation about Greyhound Lua and its usage. Check back here for documentation, tutorials, and how-tos.

Getting Started