Lua 5.1 Reference Manual

The reference manual is the official definition of the Lua language.
For a complete introduction to Lua programming, see the book Programming in Lua.

This manual is also available as a book:

Lua 5.1 Reference Manual
by R. Ierusalimschy, L. H. de Figueiredo, W. Celes
Lua.org, August 2006
ISBN 85-903798-3-3

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Copyright © 2006–2012 Lua.org, PUC-Rio. Freely available under the terms of the Lua license.

Contents

Index