Archives for August 2012

Lua for Programmers Part 2: Data and Standard Libraries

Posted on August 27, 2012 in Tutorials

If you haven't read part one already, I'd highly recommend doing so. For reference, here's a list of the parts in this series: Part 1: Language Essentials, covers fundamental syntax and concepts such as operators, loops, and functions. Part 2: Data and Standard Libraries, the current part; covers Lua's built-in data types and some of the standard libraries. Part 3: More Advanced Concepts, deals with things like variable scope, advanced functions, and file loading. Part...

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Lua for Programmers Part 1: Language Essentials

Posted on August 27, 2012 in Tutorials

In this series we'll be taking a look at most everything you should know to program in Lua. The series is targeted at people who already know how to program, and as such I'll aim to be brief in my explanations. Here's an overview of the four parts the compose the series: Part 1: Language Essentials, the current part; covers fundamental syntax and concepts such as operators, loops, and functions. Part 2: Data and Standard...

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