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Here's a generic cross language cookbook where Lua is missing...


On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 10:14 AM, Alexander Gladysh <> wrote:
On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 12:58, Philippe Lhoste <> wrote:
> On 04/01/2011 12:14, Petsagourakis George wrote:

>> There are enough Lua books to get a grip on the language.

> If I understood correctly Alexander's proposal (which I like), one of the
> benefits of this one is that it would be free, online.

Yes, free and online, that is correct. (That does not mean that it can
coexist with paid printed version as it is with ProGit, but, I
imagine, that to make printed and paid version possible, we would need
to overcome a lot of legal hassle.)

> Of course, there is
> PiL as a good starting point, but as he said, more matter won't hurt.


> Note: I have little experience of existing programming cookbooks, but I felt
> they are more or less similar in topics (exposing simple problems, giving
> solutions), so maybe this base can be taken and adapted.

Right. If you know such book, please share a link, so we can borrow a
few ideas from its a table of contents.

> There are other collections of small, useful problems, for example:

This one is more of mathematical nature, not that useful for a modern
newbie, I guess.