I have the SDK, and its really not that heavy. Im no dev, but im also not afraid of library folders.
At the core, you should need to know very little lua to get a working codec up and running, but there is alot in there if you want to go deep. With Lemur, i think you can get really deep with dynamic two way stuff.
MS20 mini, XStation, Monotribe, MalletKAT,
Reason, Recycle, Reaper, Tassman, Chromaphone,
Radical Piano, ReTron, Antidote, Polar, PolySix, Buffre.