Lua Showcase

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

Angry Birds Defold World of Warcraft Snort
The widely popular game Angry Birds is mostly written in Lua. See a talk by Jaakko Lisalo at the Game Design Expo 2011. 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. 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.
Volvo Nmap Wireshark LÍVE
Volvo cars like the V40 Cross Country embed Lua in their combined instrument panel. Nmap, a popular tool for network discovery and security auditing, is scriptable with Lua. Wireshark, a popular network protocol analyzer, is scriptable with Lua. LÍVE is a free framework for making 2D games in Lua.