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

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Bookings, Prices and Enquiries

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Private Classroom

From £2500

Private Remote

From £2200 (109)

Public Classroom

Location Date Course Price [Remote/Classroom]
Newcastle2019-02-06 09:30:00£2200 / £2600
Birmingham 2019-02-06 09:30:00£2200 / £2850
Manchester, King Street2019-02-07 09:30:00£2200 / £2850
Belfast City Centre2019-02-07 09:30:00£2200 / £3100
Liverpool2019-02-07 09:30:00£2200 / £2900
Etc Venues - Manchester2019-02-12 09:30:00£2200 / £2750
Southampton2019-02-12 09:30:00£2200 / £2700
Swansea- Princess House2019-02-18 09:30:00£2200 / £2500
Swindon2019-02-18 09:30:00£2200 / £2550
Reading TVP2019-02-18 09:30:00£2200 / £2730
Bristol, Temple Gate2019-02-20 09:30:00£2200 / £2700
Cambridge2019-02-21 09:30:00£2200 / £2650
Cardiff2019-02-21 09:30:00£2200 / £2800
Plymouth Drake Circus2019-02-26 09:30:00£2200 / £2500
York - Priory Street Centre 2019-02-27 09:30:00£2200 / £2500
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Course Discounts

CourseVenueCourse DateCourse Price [Remote / Classroom]
RPA: Implementing Robotic Process AutomationLondon, Hatton GardenTue, 2019-01-29 09:30£3861 / £4986
JIRA for AdministratorsLondon, Hatton GardenTue, 2019-01-29 09:30£1100 / £1475
AngularJS BasicsEdinburgh Training and Conference VenueWed, 2019-01-30 09:30£2200 / £2600
QMS Auditor / Lead Auditor (ISO 9001)CardiffWed, 2019-03-13 09:30£3300 / £4200
Natural Language Processing - AI/RoboticsLondon, Hatton GardenMon, 2019-04-01 09:30£3900 / £5025
Understanding Modern Information Communication TechnologyCardiffMon, 2019-05-06 09:30£1100 / £1400
React: Build Highly Interactive Web ApplicationsLondon, Hatton GardenTue, 2019-07-09 09:30£3300 / £4425

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