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Quick Reference E-Book Bundle 2

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. Textadept is a fast, minimalist, and remarkably extensible cross-platform text editor for programmers. It can be scripted and configured with Lua. Combine Lua and Textadept for an unprecedented programming experience.

Lua Quick Reference contains a wealth of knowledge on how to program in and embed Lua, whether it is Lua 5.4, 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. The book 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

Textadept Quick Reference contains a wealth of knowledge on how to script and configure Textadept using Lua. It groups the editor’s rich API into a series of tasks in a convenient and easy-to-use manner.

This book covers how to:

• Leverage Textadept’s important files and folders

• Adeptly navigate and manipulate text

• Mark lines and text visually

• Show interactive lists and call tips

• Prompt for user input in various ways

• Spawn asynchronous, interactive child processes

• Configure colors, themes, and other settings

• Define lexers for highlighting source code

• And much more

Mitchell is the author and principal developer of Textadept and commands over 15 years of experience with Lua.

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  • You'll receive two PDF e-books
  • Lua Quick Reference169 pages
  • Textadept Quick Reference181 pages


Quick Reference E-Book Bundle 2

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