The book that maximizes the fun of learning to program. Written by a professional educator and programmer with over 500,000 lines of code in experience. Concepts are covered from the ground up. We only assume that the reader can download the free software and use a text editor on Windows or OS/X. The only Lua book that comes with a free online course! See professorcook dot org.
Lua is the most widely-used scripting language by game developers. Corona is the platform of choice for mobile application developers. Corona is used by over 200,000 developers.
The book teaches programming by expecting the reader to run, study and modify over 50 examples. The book uses aspects of game programming to make learning fun.