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 Roblox Solar2D Celestia
The widely popular game Angry Birds is mostly written in Lua. See a talk by Jaakko Lisalo at the Game Design Expo 2011. Roblox is an online game platform and game creation system that hosts user-created games of multiple genres coded in Lua. Solar2D is a free Lua based game engine with focus on ease of iterations and usage. It is a fork of the well established and widely used Corona SDK game engine. Celestia is a real-time 3D visualization of space that can be scripted with Lua.
LuaTeX LÍVE Cisco Nmap
LuaTeX, the engine behind most modern installations of TeX, uses Lua as its embedded scripting language. LÍVE is a free framework for making 2D games in Lua. Cisco IP Cameras can be controlled using Lua. Nmap, a popular tool for network discovery and security auditing, is scriptable with Lua.