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Lua
« on: December 04, 2008, 04:17:38 PM »
I'm thinking about using the scripting language Lua in one of my projects. Can anyone give me a review on its usefulness/ ease of use?
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Re: Lua
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2008, 06:05:54 PM »
I haven't really used LUA before but I think that someone make an app to make games with it.

From what I can understand it is pretty erasy to use, however, the language which I have read the most songs about is Python :P

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Re: Lua
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2008, 06:16:33 PM »
Its very slow and im not sure you can compile it... I think its an interpreted language. Not sure tho. Check out the game programming project "LĂ“VE" it uses it i think.

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Re: Lua
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2008, 06:49:14 PM »
This (http://www.biggerplanet.com/playkode) looks useful and I think it uses LUA.

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Re: Lua
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2008, 12:01:57 AM »
Good god that is awesome and im so using it.

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Re: Lua
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2008, 09:42:52 AM »
Cool, I would use it if it worked on intel macs :P

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Re: Lua
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2008, 11:52:07 PM »
Im using an intel mac....

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Re: Lua
« Reply #7 on: December 18, 2008, 06:38:39 PM »
I believe there are several game engines that use Lua, though most are for Windows. You might also wanna look into Ruby.

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Re: Lua
« Reply #8 on: December 18, 2008, 06:55:21 PM »
I was planning on using Lua for a windows project  ;)