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 LÍVE 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) LÍVE is a free framework for making 2D games in Lua. Blackmagic Fusion, a post-production image compositing software used extensively in the movie industry, uses Lua as one of its embedded scripting languages.
Wikipedia GitHub Celestia Corona
Wikipedia uses Lua as its template scripting language. Read the announcement. GitHub uses Lua scripts in the infrastructure of GitHub Pages, its static site hosting service. Celestia is a real-time 3D visualization of space that can be scripted with Lua. Corona is a free Lua-based cross-platform framework ideal for rapidly creating apps and games for mobile devices and desktop systems.