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== Welcome ==
  
Consult the [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents User's Guide] for information on using the wiki software.
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As you probably know by now, LÖVE is a framework for making 2D games in the Lua programming language. LÖVE is totally free, and can be used in anything from friendly open-source hobby projects, to evil, closed-source commercial ones.  
  
== Getting started ==
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This reference manual contains the full Lua API for each LÖVE module. You'll find an overview of the modules on the page about [[love]].
* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Configuration_settings Configuration settings list]
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* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:FAQ MediaWiki FAQ]
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== Lua ==
* [https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/mediawiki-announce MediaWiki release mailing list]
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Never used Lua before? It's a really cool language! This manual won't teach you Lua, but fortunately there are other good resources for that.
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* [http://lua.org/pil Programming in Lua (first edition)]
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* [http://lua-users.org/wiki/TutorialDirectory Lua-Users Tutorials]
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* [http://www.lua.org/manual/5.1/ Lua 5.1 Reference Manual]
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== Hello World ==
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This is the full source for 'hello world' in LÖVE. Running this code will cause an 800 by 600 window to appear, and display white text on a black background.
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<source lang="lua">
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function love.draw()
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    love.graphics.print('Hello World!', 400, 300)
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end
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</source>

Revision as of 18:33, 14 February 2010

Welcome

As you probably know by now, LÖVE is a framework for making 2D games in the Lua programming language. LÖVE is totally free, and can be used in anything from friendly open-source hobby projects, to evil, closed-source commercial ones.

This reference manual contains the full Lua API for each LÖVE module. You'll find an overview of the modules on the page about love.

Lua

Never used Lua before? It's a really cool language! This manual won't teach you Lua, but fortunately there are other good resources for that.

Hello World

This is the full source for 'hello world' in LÖVE. Running this code will cause an 800 by 600 window to appear, and display white text on a black background.

function love.draw()
    love.graphics.print('Hello World!', 400, 300)
end