Exercises, examples and other material relating to training module U113. This topic is presented on public courses Learning to program in Lua
, Lua Programming
, Lua Programming
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|4102||Installing Lua 5.2.2 on Mac OS X 10.7.4|
"Where's the C compiler" ... "How do I build for Mac?" ... Here's how I've just done the job on a newly set up system ...
1. Download and install XCode (the Mac OS Development environment) from the Apple Store. It's free of charge.
2. Install command line tools - within XCode select from menu bar
|1632||Lua - a powerful, up and coming scripting language|
Lua is a powerful, lightweight scripting language. It combines simple procedural syntax with powerful data description constructs based on associative arrays and extensible semantics. It is ideal for configuration, scripting, and rapid prototyping. Lua has been used in many industrial applications, ...
|2461||Luac - getting lua to start fast by precompiling|
Luac is Lua's Compiler ... using "luac" you can turn your Lua program into a binary (executable) file. Covered on Installing Lua on our Lua Programming and Learning to program in Lua courses.
usage: luac [options] [filenames].
Available options are:
- process stdin
-o name ...
Examples from our training material
|inst|| Install procedure for LuaSocket|
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Topics covered in this module
Sourcing and building Lua (Linux, OSX, Windows)
Garbage collection and implementations.
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