Lua Showcase

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

Celestia Wikipedia Solar2D LuaTeX
Celestia is a real-time 3D visualization of space that can be scripted with Lua. Wikipedia uses Lua as its template scripting language. Read the announcement. 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. LuaTeX, the engine behind most modern installations of TeX, uses Lua as its embedded scripting language.
Hammerspoon World of Warcraft Angry Birds Snort
Hammerspoon is a tool for powerful automation of macOS using Lua scripting. Players of World of Warcraft use Lua to customize the game interface. The widely popular game Angry Birds is mostly written in Lua. See a talk by Jaakko Lisalo at the Game Design Expo 2011. Snort, a popular network intrusion prevention and detection system, is scriptable with Lua.