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Lua module U112
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Exercises, examples and other material relating to training module U112. This topic is presented on public courses Learning to program in Lua, Lua Programming, Lua Programming




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2951Lots of way of converting 3 letter month abbreviations to numbers
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1847Lua - IAQ (Infrequently Answered Questions)
Here are a handful of "one line" answers from the end of the Lua Course I was running at the end of last week • Command line parameters in Lua are available to the program in an indexed table called arg. (Sample Program) • Functions in Lua can look at the number and type of parameters they're ...
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Examples from our training material
basics   List all tables and contents
dlisting   Directory listing
getos   What is my host operating system (in Lua)
globals   Global variables via _G
lt5l   convert 3 letter month abbreviation to number
mathfuncs   Maths functions and random number generators
ons   What is in os module?
timtimer   Time / date and timers
Background information
Some modules are available for download as a sample of our material or under an Open Training Notes License for free download from [here].
Topics covered in this module
Maths functions - trig, log, random, geometric, etc.
Time and date functions.
CPU time.
Environment, Metatable and Chunk-Loading Functions.
Vararg-Related Functions
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