Lua Showcase

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

World of Warcraft Celestia Wireshark Solar2D
Players of World of Warcraft use Lua to customize the game interface. Celestia is a real-time 3D visualization of space that can be scripted with Lua. Wireshark, a popular network protocol analyzer, is scriptable with 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.
Volvo Angry Birds Blackmagic Fusion Snort
Volvo cars like the V40 Cross Country embed Lua in their combined instrument panel. The widely popular game Angry Birds is mostly written in Lua. See a talk by Jaakko Lisalo at the Game Design Expo 2011. Blackmagic Fusion, a post-production image compositing software used extensively in the movie industry, uses Lua as one of its embedded scripting languages. Snort, a popular network intrusion prevention and detection system, is scriptable with Lua.