Lua Showcase

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

Defold Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Celestia Neovim
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. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is mostly written in Lua. Lightroom also supports Lua plug-ins. Celestia is a real-time 3D visualization of space that can be scripted with Lua. Neovim is a popular hyperextensible Vim-based text editor that supports Lua plugins.
Angry Birds Nmap Snort Wireshark
The widely popular game Angry Birds is mostly written in Lua. See a talk by Jaakko Lisalo at the Game Design Expo 2011. Nmap, a popular tool for network discovery and security auditing, is scriptable with Lua. Snort, a popular network intrusion prevention and detection system, is scriptable with Lua. Wireshark, a popular network protocol analyzer, is scriptable with Lua.