I am reading the book programming in Lua. It said that Closures provide a valuable tool in many contexts. As we have seen, they are useful as arguments to higher-order functions such as sort. ...
I would like to add scripting support to an applications and with plenty scripting languages available I am a bit overwhelmed. At first I thought about Python but I guess Python is a little too big ...
Does anyone know why the Lua progamming language has seen such a rise in popularity recently? I am going by the TIOBE ratings. http://www.tiobe.com/index.php/paperinfo/tpci/Lua.html I've used Lua in ...