What is Lua ???
Lua is a powerful, efficient, lightweight, embeddable scripting language. It supports procedural programming, object-oriented programming, functional programming, data-driven programming, and data description.
In this Lua Tutorial we will Learn How to Install Lua on Windows 10 (Lua tutorial)
What is Lua Used For ?? Lua combines simple procedural syntax with powerful data description constructs based on associative arrays and extensible semantics. The Lua Interpreter is dynamically typed, runs by interpreting bytecode with a register-based virtual machine, and has automatic memory management with incremental garbage collection, making it ideal for configuration, scripting, and rapid prototyping.
However Lua Ide |Lua vs Python|Why to Choose Lua Lua has a deserved reputation for performance. To claim to be “as fast as Lua” is an aspiration of other scripting languages. Several benchmarks show Lua as the fastest language in the realm of interpreted scripting languages. Lua is fast not only in fine-tuned benchmark programs, but in real life too. Substantial fractions of large applications have been written in Lua.
Basic Steps (How to install Lua)
There are many simple steps to Download Lua and Install Lua on your Window10……
Step 1:How to Install Lua on Windows 10 manually
Firstly, What you have to do is to Open your Browser and Write Lua on the Search Bar……
Similarly Click on Lua :Getting Started to Download the Lua on your windows 10.
Moreover As you are watching in the figure below.
Similarly Now you will reached to the site from where yo will Install the Lua for your Windows 10
However Above is the Link Address to download Lua
Moreover Below in the Figure you will understand better how it be done.
Similarly A new page of Lua.org will be open after clicking on the Installing Button.
However On the Lua.org page you will find
Lua Dist link to download Lua from Lua.org Page.
Moreover you will understand by the Figure below
However On the next page you will see the options .
Moreover You have to Select the option which you want as illustrated in the figure below
However As I have Selected the option of Widows
Similarly A Popup of Start Download will appear on your Screen
When You Click on the Start Download Button It will start downloading.
A downloading Popup will appear on your screen.
How to Install Lua | Step 2
In the Second Step What we have to do is to download the language .
Write Lua Language on the search bar of your search engine.
Select The Programming Language Lua Link to download the Language of Lua.
You can also use the link
Take a look on the Figure Below
Below the context you will see option to download Lua Language in form of Link
On the next Page you have to Click on the binaries Option to Download the binary of Lua
A download popup will display on your desktop.
Just Open the Downloaded File of Binaries. As Illustrated Below
Lua Tutorial :Learn how to Install Lua Step 3
Now You have a complete downloaded file of Lua and Lua Binaries.
- Go to your system Downloads.
- In Downloads Select the Compressed folder.
- Unzip the Binaries Folder and extract all the Files .
- You can see below how it be done.
Above the Binary Folder is Selected and Below is the File Extraction as shown in the figure below.
Now a Popup will be displayed on your screen which will extract the Files from the Folder.
Extraction process popup shown in the figure below
Installing Lua Tutorial| How to Install Lua on Windows 10 : Step 4
After the extraction you will find a extracted folder in the same list like you can see the picture below .
Point To Remember
Now here you have to Change the folder name which contains extracted files or if you dont want to change the folder name no Problem !!!
Simply you have to copy the above folder in the C Directory.
Press Ctrl+C to copy the Folder.
Now Click on C Directory and past the copy folder or Press Ctrl+V.
Below the Popup show the process of copying Folder into C Directory
Step by Step Tutorial To Install Lua | Lua Tutorial :Step 5
- Now Click on Lua Folder.
- You will see bin Folder Click on it.
- Now You have to copy the address from this bin
- How to copy the address is shown in Figure below
Lua Installation Tutorial|How to Install Lua on Windows 10 : Step 5
In the previous step you copied the address
- Go to you Desktop
- Right Click on the ThisPc icon on the Desktop
- You will see the small popup
- Single Click on Properties Similarly and you are opening the properties of your desktop
- Click on the Advanced system settings
- See in Figure
How to Install Lua on Windows 10 :Step 6
After Click on the Advance System Settings A popup of System Properties will display on your Screen
Click on the Environment Variables as shown in the Figure
After Clicking on Environment Variables A Environmental Variable Popup will be displayed on your Screen
Click on the Path to Select the Path
Click on Edit Button to edit the path as Shown in Figure Below
Now A popup of Edit Environmental Variables will display on your Screen
Click on New Button to Edit /Paste your copied Path
For-instance This could be like this as shown in the picture below when to click on the New Button
Moreover Above in the circle of Picture you have to Paste the copied Address which we copied previously from Bin Folder in this Lua tutorial
Press the Ok Button to Finish it.
Your Lua Installation on Windows 10 has been Completed Successfully
- After installing Lua Successfully Most Importantly you should check that either your Lua and Binaries has been installed or not
- How to check Lua successful installation is describe below
How to Check the Installation of Lua??????Step 7 How to Install Lua on windows 10
- Go to the Windows Command Prompt
- You can open it from Start manu / go to windows search and write command prompt
- Command prompt will be open as shown below in the figure
- Open Command prompt from Start
- Write Lua
- Press Enter
- Write Aslam
- If the system gives you answer as shown in Figure below
- It means your lua has been Installed Successfully
- Press Enter
- As shown Below