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 Corona Grim Fandango Wikipedia
Nmap, a popular tool for network discovery and security auditing, is scriptable with Lua. Corona is a free Lua-based cross-platform framework ideal for rapidly creating apps and games for mobile devices and desktop systems. "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) Wikipedia uses Lua as its template scripting language. Read the announcement.
World of Warcraft Snort VLC Volvo
Players of World of Warcraft use Lua to customize the game interface. Snort, a popular network intrusion prevention and detection system, is scriptable with Lua. The widely used VLC media player is scriptable in Lua. Volvo cars like the V40 Cross Country embed Lua in their combined instrument panel.