[code] [textadept] Lua Quick Reference, a new book on Lua, is now available!

From: Mitchell <m.att.foicica.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2017 08:05:00 -0400 (EDT)


"Lua Quick Reference" is a newly published book on Lua and is now available in print and digital form! Please visit https://foicica.com/lua for more information, including links for ordering the e-book and/or print book, as well as a free excerpt from the book.

The website also has an e-book bundle offer that allows you to order "Lua Quick Reference" and get "Textadept Quick Reference" for 50% off.

For your convenience, the book description for "Lua Quick Reference" is as follows:

Lua is a small, fast, powerful, and embeddable scripting language. It is well-suited for use in video games, application scripting, embedded devices, and nearly anywhere else a scripting language is needed. This quick reference contains a wealth of knowledge on how to program in and embed Lua, whether it is Lua 5.3, 5.2, or 5.1. This book can even be used with LuaJIT, a Just-In-Time compiler for Lua based on Lua 5.1. Lua Quick Reference groups the language's features and C API in a convenient and easy-to-use manner, while clearly marking the differences between Lua versions.

This book covers:

   * Lua syntax, expressions, and statements
   * Metatables and metamethods
   * Object-oriented programming with Lua
   * Creating and working with Lua and C Modules
   * Lua's standard library and its C API
   * Collaborative multi-threading in Lua and C
   * How to embed and use Lua within a host
   * And much more


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Received on Mon 10 Jul 2017 - 08:05:00 EDT

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