Luau is used by Roblox game developers to write game code, as well as by Roblox engineers to implement large parts of the user-facing application code as well as portions of the editor (Roblox Studio) as plugins. Roblox chose to open-source Luau to foster collaboration within the Roblox community as well as to allow other companies and communities to benefit from the ongoing language and runtime innovation.
Vimpeccable is a plugin for Neovim that allows you to easily replace your vimscript-based
.vimrcwith a lua-based one instead. Vimpeccable adds to the existing Neovim lua API by adding new lua commands to easily map keys directly to lua.
All of the power and customization of Vim without the inscrutable and othewise compulsory Vimscript? Sign me up! (metaphorically… I’m far too lazy to customize Vim anymore than I already have.)
lite is a lightweight text editor written mostly in Lua — it aims to provide something practical, pretty, small and fast, implemented as simply as possible; easy to modify and extend, or to use without doing either.
A small utility to convert Unix lsof output to a graph showing FIFO and UNIX interprocess communication.
This is written in Lua, but there are also Python and Perl ports because according to the author, “It seems that Lua was an unfortunate choice, since people keep sending me links to ports in other languages.”
Ouch. What’s with all the Lua hate?