Time to completeApprox. 8 hours
Certificate of completionIncluded with paid plans
About this course
Lua is a powerful and intuitive general-purpose programming language used for building games (such as Roblox, World of Warcraft, and Angry Birds), web apps (such as Venmo and Adobe), and developer tools. This course for beginners will teach you the basics of programming with the Lua language while giving you interactive practice building terminal-based programs.
Syllabus5 lessons • 4 projects • 5 quizzes
4 out of 5 Codecademy learners achieve their goals"Codecademy gave me the tools I needed to land my first job as a developer, completely changing my career from the waste industry." - Jonathan Manner, Sweden
Projects in this course
Mystic Moon Potion ShopCreate a receipt generator for a fictional potion shop using data types, operators, and variables.
Magic Eight BallWe've learned how to harness the power of control structures, so let's put that knowledge to use and tell someone's fortune.
Fahrenheit ConverterIn this project you'll be writing a program to convert from Fahrenheit to Celsius and Kelvin. Specifically, focusing on writing functions that can be re-used to handle these conversions.
Learn Lua course ratings and reviews
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- Excellent, concise explanation, practical hands-on experience right off the bat and great exercises.Arthur S.Verified Learner
- The instructions were very detailed, I was able to follow every step without struggling. I'm looking forward to new courses/lessons on Lua, the course was very helpful.Tim D.Verified Learner
- Very easy for me to understand, very approachable for a beginner to Lua and coding in general.Leo M.Verified Learner
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