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Lua Programming Language
Home site; lightweight, made to extend programs, often used for general-purpose, standalone use; simple procedural syntax, powerful data description constructs use associative arrays, extensible semantics; dynamically typed, bytecode interpreted, garbage collected; great for configuration, scripting, rapid prototyping. [Open Source]
http://www.lua.org/

First Steps in Programming in Lua
Short presentation on the language, examples with source code and output; syntax diagram available as PDF. English, Deutsch.
http://lua.lickert.net/

Introducing Lua
The open source language is a useful, increasingly popular choice for embedded scripting; by Keith Fieldhouse. O'Reilly Media ONLamp.com.
http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/onlamp/2006/02/16/introducing-lua.html

Lua FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions about Lua
http://www.lua.org/faq.html

Lua Programming Language
Growing article, with links to many related topics. Wikipedia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lua_(programming_language)

Lua Reference Manual
Reference Manual of the Lua programming language
http://www.lua.org/manual/

Lua-users.org
Wiki, collaborative site for programmers; Lua-l archive, searchable body of official Lua mail list; IRC channel chat room; mini charter.
http://lua-users.org/

Lua: An Extensible Embedded Language
Explains, summarizes main features, with motives, code samples; by Lua authors. Dr. Dobb's Journal.
http://www.drdobbs.com/open-source/lua-an-extensible-embedded-language/184410014

Lua: An Extensible Extension Language
Overview from journal, by Roberto Ierusalimschy, Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo, Waldemar Celes Filho; Software: Practice and Experience, John Wiley and Sons, 1996.
http://www.lua.org/spe.html

Luai
Alternative interface for browsing the Lua reference manual. Include overview, search facility, and extensible URLs aimed at quick access to specific parts of the documentation.
http://pgl.yoyo.org/luai/

Programming in Lua
By Roberto Ierusalimschy; Lua.org, 2003, ISBN 8590379817. Official book, by Lua's main architect, covers all aspects, from basics to API with C; gives solid base for programmers to use Lua.
http://www.inf.puc-rio.br/~roberto/book/