Lua Showcase

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

LuaTeX Celestia Defold GitHub
LuaTeX, the engine behind most modern installations of TeX, uses Lua as its embedded scripting language. Celestia is a real-time 3D visualization of space that can be scripted with Lua. 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. GitHub uses Lua scripts in the infrastructure of GitHub Pages, its static site hosting service.
Snort Cisco Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Corona
Snort, a popular network intrusion prevention and detection system, is scriptable with Lua. Cisco IP Cameras can be controlled using Lua. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is mostly written in Lua. Lightroom also supports Lua plug-ins. Corona is a free Lua-based cross-platform framework ideal for rapidly creating apps and games for mobile devices and desktop systems.