Lua Showcase

Lua is used in many products and projects around the world. Here are some highlights. A different selection is shown every day.

Nmap Grim Fandango World of Warcraft Blackmagic Fusion
Nmap, a popular tool for network discovery and security auditing, is scriptable with Lua. "Grim Fandango was the first game that shows Lua could not only be used to make a good game, but that it could be used to make some of the best games ever." (cited here; see also this) Players of World of Warcraft use Lua to customize the game interface. Blackmagic Fusion, a post-production image compositing software used extensively in the movie industry, uses Lua as one of its embedded scripting languages.
Defold LÍVE Wireshark Volvo
Defold is a free engine for professional 2D game development, used at King games and by over 40,000 developers worldwide. All game logic is scripted in Lua. LÍVE is a free framework for making 2D games in Lua. Wireshark, a popular network protocol analyzer, is scriptable with Lua. Volvo cars like the V40 Cross Country embed Lua in their combined instrument panel.