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For questions about Lua, a high-level scripting language commonly used for scripting applications and by Roblox game developers.

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Parsing `do`-`while`, `while`-`do`-`end` and `do`-`end`

Consider the Lua programming language, which has the following constructs involving the keywords do and end: ...
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Why do many dynamically typed languages identify types with strings?

I noticed in JavaScript and Lua, 'types' i.e., those returned by typeof()/type() are just identified by strings. As such we see ...
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