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

Private Classroom

From 3600EUR

Private Remote

From 3000EUR (2)

Public Classroom

Location Date Course Price [Remote/Classroom]
Kaunas, City Center2018-12-12 09:30:003000EUR / 3600EUR
Kaunas, City Center2019-01-31 09:30:003000EUR / 3600EUR
Kaunas, City Center2019-03-26 09:30:003000EUR / 3600EUR
Kaunas, City Center2019-05-15 09:30:003000EUR / 3600EUR
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Course Discounts

CourseVenueCourse DateCourse Price [Remote / Classroom]
jBPM for DevelopersOstravaMon, 2018-11-19 09:307875EUR / 9075EUR
Business Plan building with Business Motivation ModelPrague, Prague CastleTue, 2018-11-20 09:302700EUR / 3300EUR
Introduction to RTampereTue, 2018-11-20 09:304725EUR / 5525EUR
Advanced LuaRiga, Old TownTue, 2018-11-20 09:302700EUR / 3300EUR
Business Process Modelling in BPMN 2.0Luxembourg, Place de la GareWed, 2018-11-21 09:304725EUR / 5525EUR
Statistical Thinking for Decision MakersHelsinki, PohjoisesplanadiWed, 2018-11-21 09:301575EUR / 1975EUR
Git for UsersLuxembourg, Place de la GareFri, 2018-11-23 09:301350EUR / 1750EUR
Ubuntu Server OverviewPrague, Prague CastleFri, 2018-11-23 09:301350EUR / 1750EUR
Advanced HaskellRiga, Old TownMon, 2018-11-26 09:302700EUR / 3300EUR
OCEB2 OMG Certified Expert in BPM - Business Intermediate Exam PreparationVantaaMon, 2018-11-26 09:304725EUR / 5525EUR
Neural Network in RRiga, Old TownMon, 2018-11-26 09:303150EUR / 3750EUR
Node.js for JavaScript DevelopersHelsinki, PohjoisesplanadiTue, 2018-11-27 09:304050EUR / 4850EUR
Big Data Analytics for Telecom RegulatorsKaunas, City CenterWed, 2018-11-28 09:304725EUR / 5325EUR
Enabling SOA with BPM and BPMNRiga, Old TownWed, 2018-11-28 09:302700EUR / 3300EUR
Neural Network in RLuxembourg, Place de la GareWed, 2018-11-28 09:303150EUR / 3750EUR

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