Lua Showcase

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

Grim Fandango Corona Cisco LuaTeX
"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) Corona is a free Lua-based cross-platform framework ideal for rapidly creating apps and games for mobile devices and desktop systems. Cisco IP Cameras can be controlled using Lua. LuaTeX, the engine behind most modern installations of TeX, uses Lua as its embedded scripting language.
Wireshark World of Warcraft GitHub VLC
Wireshark, a popular network protocol analyzer, is scriptable with Lua. Players of World of Warcraft use Lua to customize the game interface. GitHub uses Lua scripts in the infrastructure of GitHub Pages, its static site hosting service. The widely used VLC media player is scriptable in Lua.