Learning Lua Step-By-Step: (Part 24)

This entry is part 23 of 25 in the series Learning Lua Step-By-Step

In this final installment of our series, we’ll delve into Lua developer best practices. These practices encompass various aspects such as code readability, documentation, adherence to standards, version control, testing, asset management, useful tools, techniques, traits of professional developers, and the Zen of Lua.

Learning Lua Step-By-Step: (Part 23)

This entry is part 22 of 25 in the series Learning Lua Step-By-Step

Dive into Lua’s OS library functionalities covering date/time formatting, file path manipulation, time-based delays, and more. Explore examples demonstrating how to interact with the operating system efficiently, enhancing your Lua programming capabilities.

Learning Lua Step-By-Step: (Part 22)

This entry is part 21 of 25 in the series Learning Lua Step-By-Step

Delve into Lua’s powerful math library, exploring functions for arithmetic, trigonometry, exponentiation, random number generation, and more. Learn through practical examples such as three-body simulations and planetary simulations, enhancing your Lua programming skills.

Learning Lua Step-By-Step: (Part 21)

This entry is part 20 of 25 in the series Learning Lua Step-By-Step

Discover the rich functionalities offered by Lua’s standard libraries, covering error handling, file input/output, environment manipulation, metatables, iterators, serialization, and more. Explore practical examples and exercises to enhance your Lua programming skills.

Learning Lua Step-By-Step (Part 18)

This entry is part 17 of 25 in the series Learning Lua Step-By-Step

Lua metatables are a powerful feature that allows developers to customize the behavior of tables in Lua. This article explores metatables in-depth, covering their syntax, functionality, and practical applications. Learn how metatables enable operator overloading, custom indexing, and much more, making Lua programming more flexible and expressive.

Learning Lua Step-By-Step (Part 17)

This entry is part 16 of 25 in the series Learning Lua Step-By-Step

In this article, we’ll delve into Love2D, a framework for game development using Lua. Love2D provides a robust set of tools and functionalities that make it a popular choice among game developers.

Learning Lua Step-By-Step (Part 16)

This entry is part 15 of 25 in the series Learning Lua Step-By-Step

Dive into the world of databases with Lua! In this article, learn about relational databases and how to use SQLite with the Lua programming language. Explore creating tables, performing CRUD operations, handling transactions, and building database-driven applications. Enhance your Lua skills with this comprehensive guide to working with databases.

Learning Lua Step-By-Step (Part 15)

This entry is part 14 of 25 in the series Learning Lua Step-By-Step

Dive into the world of web programming with Lua! In this series of articles, learn how to set up your development environment, create a simple multi-page web application using the Lapis framework, and enhance it with dynamic content and user authentication. Explore the possibilities of building powerful web apps with Lua.

Learning Lua Step-By-Step (Part 14)

This entry is part 1 of 25 in the series Learning Lua Step-By-Step

Explore how to work with graphs and implement pathfinding algorithms in Lua. Learn about using graphs to model complex relationships and environments, and discover efficient algorithms like breadth-first search, depth-first search, Dijkstra’s algorithm, and A* pathfinding to find optimal paths.

Learning Lua Step-By-Step (Part 13)

This entry is part 13 of 25 in the series Learning Lua Step-By-Step

Explore two powerful tree-based data structures in Lua: a quadtree for sorting 3D objects by depth, and a trie for efficient word searching. Learn how these data structures work and how to implement them in your own Lua projects.