Lua Showcase

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

Roblox Celestia Nmap GitHub
Roblox is an online game platform and game creation system that hosts user-created games of multiple genres coded in Lua. Celestia is a real-time 3D visualization of space that can be scripted with Lua. Nmap, a popular tool for network discovery and security auditing, is scriptable with Lua. GitHub uses Lua scripts in the infrastructure of GitHub Pages, its static site hosting service.
Snort Adobe Photoshop Lightroom World of Warcraft Defold
Snort, a popular network intrusion prevention and detection system, is scriptable with Lua. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is mostly written in Lua. Lightroom also supports Lua plug-ins. Players of World of Warcraft use Lua to customize the game interface. Defold is a free engine for professional 2D game development, used at King games and by over 40,000 developers worldwide. All game logic is scripted in Lua.