created Jun 1, 2017
- http://tylerneylon.com/a/learn-lua OR https://learnxinyminutes.com/docs/lua/
lua-users.org/wiki useful pages:
"Creating Solid APIs with Lua"
This is similar to how LÖVE games work on Android , you download the app from the store and then load a .zip file of your game and it runs inside that. You can then make it into its own app and publish it to the store
Embedding Lua within Perl:
I could use Lua to create programs related to embedded systems, web development, utilities, and gaming.
https://howl.io/ A general purpose, fast and lightweight editor with a keyboard-centric minimalistic user interface. Built on LuaJIT and fully programmable using Lua or Moonscript.
https://github.com/leafo/etlua Embedded Lua templating
Programming in Lua, Fourth Edition Paperback – August 1, 2016 - i ordered it on Jun 1, 2017
http://www.lua.org/manual/5.1 - I bought the Lua 5.2 reference manual book from Amazon on Jun 1, 2017
http://luajit.org - "a Just-In-Time Compiler for Lua."
http://luajit.org/ext_ffi.html - "The FFI library allows calling external C functions and using C data structures from pure Lua code."
curl -R -O http://www.lua.org/ftp/lua-5.3.4.tar.gz
tar zxf lua-5.3.4.tar.gz
make linux test
lua.c:82:31: fatal error: readline/readline.h: No such file or directory
sudo apt-get install libreadline-dev
then make linux test worked
-- hello.lua -- the first program in every language io.write("Hello world, from ",_VERSION,"!\n")
Luapress builds static blogs from markdown files
A simple, flexible static site generator based on plugins
A web framework for MoonScript & Lua
Languages rarely become popular simply on the merits of their technical features. Ruby languished for a decade, more or less, before people noticed it because of Rails. Lua would be a complete unknown without WoW's programming APIs. Lua is no more a "gaming" language than Ruby is a "web" language.
Learn Lua for iOS Game Development Paperback – December 17, 2012