Penlight Lua Libraries 1.7.0

The documentation is available here.

Libraries

pl Entry point for loading all PL libraries only on demand, into the global space.
pl.app Application support functions.
pl.array2d Operations on two-dimensional arrays.
pl.class Provides a reuseable and convenient framework for creating classes in Lua.
pl.compat Lua 5.1/5.2/5.3 compatibility.
pl.comprehension List comprehensions implemented in Lua.
pl.config Reads configuration files into a Lua table.
pl.data Reading and querying simple tabular data.
pl.dir Listing files in directories and creating/removing directory paths.
pl.file File manipulation functions: reading, writing, moving and copying.
pl.func Functional helpers like composition, binding and placeholder expressions.
pl.import_into PL loader, for loading all PL libraries, only on demand.
pl.input Iterators for extracting words or numbers from an input source.
pl.lapp Simple command-line parsing using human-readable specification.
pl.lexer Lexical scanner for creating a sequence of tokens from text.
pl.luabalanced Extract delimited Lua sequences from strings.
pl.operator Lua operators available as functions.
pl.path Path manipulation and file queries.
pl.permute Permutation operations.
pl.pretty Pretty-printing Lua tables.
pl.seq Manipulating iterators as sequences.
pl.sip Simple Input Patterns (SIP).
pl.strict Checks uses of undeclared global variables.
pl.stringio Reading and writing strings using file-like objects.
pl.stringx Python-style extended string library.
pl.tablex Extended operations on Lua tables.
pl.template A template preprocessor.
pl.test Useful test utilities.
pl.text Text processing utilities.
pl.types Dealing with Detailed Type Information
pl.url Python-style URL quoting library.
pl.utils Generally useful routines.
pl.xml XML LOM Utilities.

Classes

pl.Date Date and Date Format classes.
pl.List Python-style list class.
pl.Map A Map class.
pl.MultiMap MultiMap, a Map which has multiple values per key.
pl.OrderedMap OrderedMap, a map which preserves ordering.
pl.Set A Set class.

Manual

01-introduction.md
02-arrays.md
03-strings.md
04-paths.md
05-dates.md
06-data.md
07-functional.md
08-additional.md
09-discussion.md

Examples

seesubst.lua
sipscan.lua
symbols.lua
test-cmp.lua
test-data.lua
test-listcallbacks.lua
test-pretty.lua
test-symbols.lua
testclone.lua
testconfig.lua
testglobal.lua
testinputfields.lua
testinputfields2.lua
testxml.lua
which.lua
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