Learning Lua Step-By-Step: (Part 20) Memory Management

This entry is part 19 of 25 in the series Learning Lua Step-By-Step

Dive into Lua’s automatic memory management system and understand how garbage collection ensures efficient memory usage. Learn about controlling garbage collection, memory optimization techniques, and the impact on Lua objects.

Understanding Memory & Memory Management Systems: A Journey from the Past to Present

Explore the evolution of memory management in computing, from early 8 and 16-bit systems to the sophisticated mechanisms of modern virtual memory. Dive into the challenges faced by developers in systems like the IBM 5150 PC and discover a simplified demonstration of a paging system implemented in C.