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."
Thread beginning with comment 269631
To view parent comment, click here.
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE: Why shuld I learn Lua?
by subterrific on Fri 7th Sep 2007 18:35 UTC in reply to "Why shuld I learn Lua?"
Member since:

Lua is designed for embedding and has a much cleaner C API than those other languages. Lua is also orders of magnitude smaller and faster. The core language is very powerful and easy to extend. For example, provides C-based coroutines and a Just In Time compiler.

Reply Parent Score: 2