Lua Embedding Training Course

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Course Code

luaemb

Duration Duration

14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

A good understanding of the basics of the Lua programming language

Overview Overview

This Lua course teaches how to interact with Lua from C (and/or other programming languages).

We discuss integration in both directions: how to embed C code in Lua (eg. for performance gains), and how to make a C/C++/Java program extensible with Lua.

As an in-class exercise we create a small program that is extensible with Lua.

The course also tackles the Lua virtual machine and teaches how to understand the bytecode underpinning the language.

This course can serve an add-on to the Lua Fundamentals or Lua Advanced courses in which case a shorter (1 day) version can be organized.

Course Outline Course Outline

Compilation

  • Compilation
  • Eval
  • Relationship with the environment
  • Binary chunks

Garbage collection

  • Weak tables
  • Finalizers, the __gc meta-method

Lua bytecode and virtual machine

  • Generating bytecode from source code
  • Reading and analyzing bytecode
  • Quick tour of the source code of the Lua VM

C modules

  • Calling C from Lua
  • Search path and loading of C modules

Calling Lua from C

  • The Stack
  • Error handling
  • Continuations

Handling Lua values and types from C

  • Arrays
  • Strings
  • Userdata
  • Metatables
  • Object oriented calls
  • Light userdata

Memory management

  • Allocators
  • GC API

Threads in Lua

  • Co-routines vs threads
  • Real multi-threading and Lua states

Guaranteed to run even with a single delegate!
Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From 3097PLN
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Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
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4 2649PLN 4100PLN
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Toruń, ul. Żeglarska 10/14Wed, 2017-03-15 09:008900PLN / 3297PLN
Warszawa, ul. Złota 3/11Wed, 2017-03-15 09:008900PLN / 3097PLN
Poznan, Garbary 100/63Thu, 2017-03-16 09:008900PLN / 3097PLN
Kraków, ul. Rzemieślnicza 1Thu, 2017-03-16 09:008900PLN / 3497PLN
Gliwice ul. Karola Marksa 11 Tue, 2017-03-21 09:008900PLN / 3397PLN

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