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On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 5:21 AM, Peter Hickman <> wrote:

Small focused articles are much easier to write, just pick a topic and write.

* Installing Lua from source
* Extending the Lua interpreter
* Embedding Lua in C (for games programming)
* Linking C libraries to Lua
* Using Luarocks / Lunit
* Creating you own Luarocks module
* Testing / Profiling / Debugging Lua scripts
* Using databases with Lua
* Web scraping with Lua (http libraries including ssl)
* Serving web sites with Lua (Kepler, Tir, Mongrel, lighttpd)

Use DITA.  Topic-based documentation is perfect for this sort of thing.  You can use the DITA Open Toolkit, but I recommend ditac.  It's easy to get started; just copy the source for the manual and modify.