Advanced Lua Training Course

Course Code



14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)


Basic knowledge of the Lua programming language


This is an advanced course on Lua, where basic knowledge of the programming language is already assumed. Therefore, this course gives the participant a more profound understanding of Lua internals and the "why" behind the used Lua idioms.

These advanced topics are demonstrated by plenty of examples and in-class exercises.

Course Outline

Advanced tables

  • Tables for queues and stacks
  • Tables describing graphs
  • Matrices as tables
  • Linked lists as tables
  • String buffers

Metatables through examples

  • Proxies
  • Readonly
  • Memoization
  • Dynamic programming with memoization
  • The Fibonacci example


  • Relationship between global variables and environments
  • Free variables
  • The _ENV table and the _G table

More about modules

  • Different approaches to creating modules
  • Modules that change the behavior
  • Module initialization and arguments
  • Using environments to implement safe modules

Advanced iterators and co-routines

  • Producer, consumer, filter
  • Wrapping co-routines to get iterators
  • Stateless iterator for linked lists

Contributing to the Ecosystem

  • Uploading packages to MoonRocks

Functional paradigm in Lua

  • The map function
  • The reduce / fold function

Object-oriented Programming

  • Different approaches to OOP
  • Different approaches to inheritance
  • Examples

A walkthrough of the Lua Standard Libraries



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Private Classroom

From 6730SGD

Private Remote

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Public Classroom

Location Date Course Price [Remote/Classroom]
Centennial Tower - NobleProg Singapore2019-02-05 09:30:004030SGD / 7050SGD
The Signature - NobleProg Singapore2019-02-11 09:30:004030SGD / 7130SGD
United Square - NobleProg Singapore2019-02-13 09:30:004030SGD / 7130SGD
Collyer Quay - NobleProg Singapore2019-02-28 09:30:004030SGD / 6930SGD
JTC Summit - NobleProg Singapore2019-03-18 09:30:004030SGD / 7230SGD
Suntec Tower 2 - NobleProg Singapore2019-03-20 09:30:004030SGD / 7250SGD
The Signature - NobleProg Singapore2019-04-03 09:30:004030SGD / 7130SGD
One Fullerton - NobleProg Singapore2019-04-10 09:30:004030SGD / 7250SGD
United Square - NobleProg Singapore2019-04-11 09:30:004030SGD / 7130SGD
Centennial Tower - NobleProg Singapore2019-05-02 09:30:004030SGD / 7050SGD
JTC Summit - NobleProg Singapore2019-05-08 09:30:004030SGD / 7230SGD
One Fullerton - NobleProg Singapore2019-06-04 09:30:004030SGD / 7250SGD
Collyer Quay - NobleProg Singapore2019-06-04 09:30:004030SGD / 6930SGD
Suntec Tower 2 - NobleProg Singapore2019-06-24 09:30:004030SGD / 7250SGD
United Square - NobleProg Singapore2019-06-26 09:30:004030SGD / 7130SGD
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Course Discounts

CourseVenueCourse DateCourse Price [Remote / Classroom]
Tableau for DevelopersCentennial Tower - NobleProg SingaporeWed, 2019-01-23 09:307363SGD / 11043SGD
IoT security Centennial Tower - NobleProg SingaporeWed, 2019-01-30 09:307254SGD / 10934SGD
BPMN, DMN, and CMNN - OMG standards for process improvementJTC Summit - NobleProg SingaporeMon, 2019-02-11 09:309817SGD / 14517SGD
Tableau for DevelopersCentennial Tower - NobleProg SingaporeMon, 2019-03-18 09:307363SGD / 11043SGD
Big Data - Data ScienceCentennial Tower - NobleProg SingaporeMon, 2019-04-01 09:304909SGD / 7929SGD

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