Advanced Lua Training Course

Course Code

luaadv

Duration

14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)

Requirements

Basic knowledge of the Lua programming language

Overview

This is an advanced course on Lua, where basic knowledge of the programming language is already assumed. Therefore, this course gives the participant a more profound understanding of Lua internals and the "why" behind the used Lua idioms.

These advanced topics are demonstrated by plenty of examples and in-class exercises.

Course Outline

Advanced tables

  • Tables for queues and stacks
  • Tables describing graphs
  • Matrices as tables
  • Linked lists as tables
  • String buffers

Metatables through examples

  • Proxies
  • Readonly
  • Memoization
  • Dynamic programming with memoization
  • The Fibonacci example

Environments

  • Relationship between global variables and environments
  • Free variables
  • The _ENV table and the _G table

More about modules

  • Different approaches to creating modules
  • Modules that change the behavior
  • Module initialization and arguments
  • Using environments to implement safe modules

Advanced iterators and co-routines

  • Producer, consumer, filter
  • Wrapping co-routines to get iterators
  • Stateless iterator for linked lists

Contributing to the Ecosystem

  • Uploading packages to MoonRocks

Functional paradigm in Lua

  • The map function
  • The reduce / fold function

Object-oriented Programming

  • Different approaches to OOP
  • Different approaches to inheritance
  • Examples

A walkthrough of the Lua Standard Libraries

Testimonials

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Bookings, Prices and Enquiries

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Private Classroom

From £2500

Private Remote

From £2200 (106)

Public Classroom

Location Date Course Price [Remote/Classroom]
Chimney House Sheffield2018-11-29 09:30:00£2200 / £2800
Bradford - Carlisle Business Centre2018-12-05 09:30:00£2200 / £2700
Portsmouth Technopole2018-12-05 09:30:00£2200 / £2500
Portsmouth2018-12-05 09:30:00£2200 / £2500
Brighton2018-12-06 09:30:00£2200 / £2600
Manchester, King Street2018-12-06 09:30:00£2200 / £2850
St Helier, Jersey, Channel Isles2018-12-06 09:30:00£2200 / £3150
Leeds2018-12-10 09:30:00£2200 / £2900
Liverpool2018-12-13 09:30:00£2200 / £2900
Birmingham 2018-12-13 09:30:00£2200 / £2850
Newcastle2018-12-18 09:30:00£2200 / £2600
Southampton2018-12-19 09:30:00£2200 / £2700
Belfast City Centre2018-12-19 09:30:00£2200 / £3100
Bristol, Temple Gate2018-12-26 09:30:00£2200 / £2700
Swansea- Princess House2018-12-26 09:30:00£2200 / £2500
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