Lua

Lua is an extremely lightweight programming language with many features. It’s easy to learn. Most people encounter Lua while modding games, for example, Minecraft. But the language is robust enough to be used in industrial applications, as well as embedded into other software.

Sandbox

These tools let you code on your phone, tablet, or desktop computer.

Touch Lua

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/touch-lua/id525273327?mt=8

Sigma Script

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=cc.sidi.SigmaScript

Crashing into Lua

http://luatut.com/crash_course.html (press Esc to activate console)

iLuaBox Pro

https://itunes.apple.com/app/iluabox-pro/id437557082?mt=8

Support

Where to get support as you code and encounter error messages and bugs in your applications.

Lua Community

http://www.lua.org/community.html

Lua Mailing List

http://www.lua.org/lua-l.html

StackExchange

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/lua

LuaHub Forum

http://forum.luahub.com/

Google Groups

http://groups.google.com/groups?q=Lua+group:comp.*&scoring=d

Tutorials

Hands on tutorials, as well as the home page for the language and documentation.

Lua

http://www.lua.org/
http://www.lua.org/about.html
http://www.lua.org/pil/

Lua: Really for Beginners

http://lua.gts-stolberg.de/en/index.php?uml=1

Crashing Into Lua

Includes an inline Lua Interpreter to test and adapt code from this tutorial.
http://luatut.com/crash_course.html

Lua Tutorial

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.blu.lua (Android app/book)

History

The history of the language.

History of Lua

Two presentations describe in detail the evolution of the Lua language.
http://www.lua.org/doc/hopl.pdf (PDF)
http://www.stanford.edu/class/ee380/Abstracts/100310-slides.pdf (PDF)

Wikipedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lua_%28programming_language%29

Lua, What is Lua? (Stack Overflow)

Among serious comments and insights, apparently Lua means toilet in Hawaiian.
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1274972/lua-what-is-lua

Implementation

How to use this language on the internet and the real world, available to end users and customers.


In the Wild

How this language is used on the internet and in the real world.


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