In the future, there will be a "Getting Started" style Lua tutorial here, to help people just picking up the language or programming in general.
For now, please refer to these user guides for the same purpose:
- Learning Lua
- First steps, and introduction to programming.
- Learning MORE Lua
- More complicated concepts and many coding examples to demonstrate commonly used functions.
- Learning Lua Functions
- A collection of utility functions to help in performing actions as well as demonstrate some better coding practices.