Advanced Lua Training Course

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Course Language

This course is delivered in English.

Course Code

luaadv

Duration Duration

14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Basic knowledge of the Lua programming language

Overview 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 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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Apache Tomcat Administration Brussels Wed, 2016-07-06 09:30 3950EUR / 5350EUR

Course Discounts

Course Venue Course Date Course Price [Remote/Classroom]
Apache Tomcat Administration Brussels Wed, 2016-07-06 09:30 3950EUR / 5350EUR

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