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



Tip: Filter by directory path e.g. /media app.js to search for public/media/app.js.
Tip: Use camelCasing e.g. ProjME to search for ProjectModifiedEvent.java.
Tip: Filter by extension type e.g. /repo .js to search for all .js files in the /repo directory.
Tip: Separate your search with spaces e.g. /ssh pom.xml to search for src/ssh/pom.xml.
Tip: Use ↑ and ↓ arrow keys to navigate and return to view the file.
Tip: You can also navigate files with Ctrl+j (next) and Ctrl+k (previous) and view the file with Ctrl+o.
Tip: You can also navigate files with Alt+j (next) and Alt+k (previous) and view the file with Alt+o.