Duration: 8 days.
• Price: $4420.00 or £2580.00 +VAT
(with hotel room), or
$3700.00 or £2100.00 +VAT
(without room), •
Venue: Melksham, England
COURSE START DATES
Usually scheduled to meet customer needs or run as a private course. Please email for details
This is a custom course that will be tailored to your trainee's needs
and based on their current knowledge as a starting point.
Getting the most from your Well House Consultants course
|Introduction to Lua. (module U101) What is Lua.
Hello Lua World.
Where is Lua used?
|Numbers and the Math library. (module U102) Variables and variable conventions.
Expressions. Operators. Rounding.
Type and Conversion Functions.
|Conditionals and loops (module U103) If while repeat break do and for.
Comparing numbers comparing strings.
Equality and nil.
|Strings and the String library. (module U104) Double and single quotes, square brackets and backslashes.
String concat, length, etc.
Formatting numbers in to strings.
String Conversion Functions.
|Tables and the table library. (module U105) Introduction.
Tables as arrays.
Table equality and copying.
Sort, Concatanate, remove and others.
Table Traversal Functions.
Building other structures from tables.
|Functions. (module U106) Defining and calling functions.
Chunks as functions.
Upvalues and Closures.
Variable Argument Lists.
Nesting and passing functions and recursion.
|Analysing a Programming Task (module Q904) A small job.
Learning about the job.
Working it out.
As a job gets larger.
|Pattern matching (module U108) Anchors, literal characters, counts and groups.
Capturing matchs, capturing all the matches (global)
Pattern Based functions.
|Modules (module U109) The require function.
Module directory and environment variables.
Globals and Strict.
Other Module Functions.
|Object Orientation - the Lua way (module U107) Mutable and Immutable Values.
MetaMethods and functions as members.
Metatables, __index, __add and __lt.
Polymorphism and inheritance.
|Input / Output (module U110) Keyboard and screen at a lower level.
Opening and closing files.
Reading and writing files.
File status checks and file system operations.
Other file system functions.
|Programming Standards in Lua (module U199) Commenting and Documentation strings.
Variable, function, object naming conventions.
Constant, module, package and class naming.
Block, function, class and module structuring and code reuse.
Indentation, contuation, spacing and other formatting issues.
A special note on end.
Design patterns and coding standards.
Algorithm robustness - limits, cardinal values and other issues.
Learning from the experience of other languages.
Applying standards to existing code.
Minimum release levels and requiring extra modules / packages.
|Trapping and handling errors. (module U111) Logic, syntax, runtime.
Assert and Error functions.
Error Containment Functions such as pcall.
|Other Standard Library features. (module U112) Maths functions - trig, log, random, geometric, etc.
Time and date functions.
Environment, Metatable and Chunk-Loading Functions.
|Threading and Coroutines. (module U114) Coroutines as co-operative programs.
Transferring control and maintaining state.
Concurrent tasks, and keeping them apart.
Event handling - event loops and yielding.
|Testing and Development in Lua (module U196) Debugging tools.
Modularity and localism.
Principles of Unit testing.
A test framework for Lua.
|Using Lua in your application (module U197) Lua with C and C within Lua.
Building the Lua library into a C application.
The Lua stack, type matching and dynamic memory issues.
Application callbacks - overriding functions.
Application callbacks - passing via globals.
How Lua is used within your application.
TUTOR and COURSE AUTHOR
Graham Ellis - firstname.lastname@example.org
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, England. A taxi transfer can be arranged if you'll be arriving by air
from United States.
can be arranged on site in your country.
Public courses run at
Well House Manor
- our own
purpose fitted training centre and business hotel / conference centre in
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• Multiple discount applies to bookings for second and subsequent delegates on the same running of a course, and on same order.
• Hotel rooms are available for arrival the night before the course starts, for departure after the end of the course on the last day.
We offer further customer training or public courses that may be applicable for
some or all of your trainees
Upon completion of your course, you'll have online access to the source code of
all the examples from the course, and you'll have access to the
"Ask the Tutor" forum
where you can raise questions. We also encourage you to email the tutor, and
to visit us again to use our library as appropriate.
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