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 Grim Fandango VLC Volvo
Players of World of Warcraft use Lua to customize the game interface. "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) The widely used VLC media player is scriptable in Lua. Volvo cars like the V40 Cross Country embed Lua in their combined instrument panel.
GitHub Wikipedia Nmap Snort
GitHub uses Lua scripts in the infrastructure of GitHub Pages, its static site hosting service. Wikipedia uses Lua as its template scripting language. Read the announcement. Nmap, a popular tool for network discovery and security auditing, is scriptable with Lua. Snort, a popular network intrusion prevention and detection system, is scriptable with Lua.