Lua tutorials [Youtube]

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Lua tutorials [Youtube]

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I have started making some Lua related videos on youtube, so far I have made two short ones which cover 'self' and OOP + inheritance. But my plan is to keep making these every now and then in order to build up (hopefully) a solid library of topics.


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Very interesting! Do you have transcripts available? I'm one of those weird people who strongly prefer text over video.
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I'm really liked the way you explained OOP. The way I do it right now is a bit messy and I did not fully understand until now what __index and metatable is for exactly, I was using it without truly understanding. But finally, this tutorial cleared things up.

Please do more. It was really useful and well explained.
Thanks a lot.
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ddabrahim wrote: Wed Sep 15, 2021 6:47 pm I'm really liked the way you explained OOP. The way I do it right now is a bit messy and I did not fully understand until now what __index and metatable is for exactly, I was using it without truly understanding. But finally, this tutorial cleared things up.

Please do more. It was really useful and well explained.
Thanks a lot.
Awesome to hear, my goal was to try to make it as easy and accessible as possible :D
And yes, I am working on more videos (including more Lua videos)

milon wrote: Wed Sep 15, 2021 12:56 pm Very interesting! Do you have transcripts available? I'm one of those weird people who strongly prefer text over video.
Sure thing! I went ahead and added both of the video scripts for you here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nYM ... sp=sharing
Keep in mind that this was written as a script for the video, so I don't know how well they work "alone".
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Jeeper wrote: Wed Sep 15, 2021 9:59 pm Sure thing! I went ahead and added both of the video scripts for you here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nYM ... sp=sharing
Keep in mind that this was written as a script for the video, so I don't know how well they work "alone".
Awesome, thanks! I'll check out the video(s) if the text hooks me enough, or if it's clear I'm missing something.

FWIW, I think my issue with videos is that I've had numerous experiences of being "held hostage" by a video that later turned out not to be what it claimed it was - video clickbait, I guess you could call it. I've also had numerous experiences of having to sit through *hours* of video to pick up content that really should have fit in 20-30 minutes. With text, I can quickly skim and see if it's worth my time and if it's really what I'm looking for. It's also far easier to go back to and reference text later if I need a quick reminder of something.

Regardless, I really appreciate having the text available! :D

EDIT - Yeah, went back to look at the videos. Nice work! I love how concise they are. :D
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Same as you milon - I hardly ever watch a 20 minute vid for something that takes 3 minutes to read.

Current thread excepted! I read the transcript and then watched the vid.
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