How-to QuickStart with LUA Programming on GNU/Linux

May 6th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Lua QuickStart for Linux




Hello Linux User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with LUA 5.x Programming on GNU/Linux Distributions.

Lua combines simple procedural syntax with powerful data description constructs based on associative arrays and extensible semantics.

Lua is dynamically typed, runs by interpreting bytecode for a register-based virtual machine, and has automatic memory management with incremental garbage collection, making it ideal for configuration, scripting, and rapid prototyping.

LUA QuickStart for Linux - Featured
  1. How-to Install LUA on GNU/Linux

    LUA Linux Installation Guide
  2. Executing LUA Hello-World Example

    mkdir ~/Documents/lua
    cd ~/Documents/lua
    nano hello.lua

    Append:

    Print("Hello World!")

    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano editor :)
    To Run the LUA Hello-World script:

    lua hello.lua

    You’ll be Greeted with an: “Hello World!”

  3. LUA Getting-Started Tutorials:

    LUA QuickStart Tutorial
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