Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 7th Sep 2007 13:34 UTC, submitted by anonymous
General Development "Lua is a powerful, light-weight programming language designed for extending applications. Coupled with it being relatively fast and having a very lenient license, it has gained a following among game developers for providing a viable scripting interface. It has been used in games such as World of Warcraft and Far Cry, and in applications such as Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Snort."
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by MightyPenguin on Fri 7th Sep 2007 14:18 UTC
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There's a project built on Lua called Electro that adds physics handling and some other nice features to Lua. It's open source and runs on Linux/Mac/Windows.

It's largely used at my school UIC and I'm using it for a VR class with stereoscopic polarized glasses, 3D head or other trackers and input devices, but can be used on a regular desktop as well. It might be worth checking out.

http://www.evl.uic.edu/rlk/electro/

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