Programming in Lua
by Roberto Ierusalimschy
Number of pages: 288
The book gives a solid base for any programmer who wants to use Lua. It covers all aspects of Lua -- from the basics to its API with C -- explaining how to make good use of its features and giving numerous code examples. The book is targeted at people with some programming background, but it does not assume any prior knowledge about Lua or other scripting languages.
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