Lua Showcase

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

Cisco Angry Birds Hammerspoon Defold
Cisco IP Cameras can be controlled using Lua. The widely popular game Angry Birds is mostly written in Lua. See a talk by Jaakko Lisalo at the Game Design Expo 2011. Hammerspoon is a tool for powerful automation of macOS using Lua scripting. 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.
Celestia Solar2D Adobe Photoshop Lightroom GitHub
Celestia is a real-time 3D visualization of space that can be scripted with Lua. Solar2D is a free Lua based game engine with focus on ease of iterations and usage. It is a fork of the well established and widely used Corona SDK game engine. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is mostly written in Lua. Lightroom also supports Lua plug-ins. GitHub uses Lua scripts in the infrastructure of GitHub Pages, its static site hosting service.