Topconf Tallinn 2015

TRACK: Not only Object-Oriented

Get Started With Lua Programming

This talk will present what makes Lua different from other scripting languages, the latest changes of the 5.3 version, the evolution of the Lua ecosystem, the LuaRocks package manager and show you why Lua is the next language to add to your skill set.

Lua is a very fast, elegant and powerful scripting language. It’s an excellent tool for robust applications or slim embedded systems and found a niche in game development with big names such as “Grim Fandango”, “World of Warcraft” and “Angry Birds”. This talk will present what makes Lua different from other scripting languages, the latest changes of the 5.3 version, the evolution of the Lua ecosystem, the LuaRocks package manager and show you why Lua is the next language to add to your skill set.

Etiene Dalcol

Student
ENSTA Bretagne & PUC-Rio

date

2015-11-19

starts

12:00

ends

12:40

room

Grande 2

level

Beginner

topics

Introduction to Lua, LuaRocks

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