I received a "CODE ERROR" when editing my original post of this thread and am now unable to edit it. So I will continue with a new post here...
ORIGINAL QUESTION: newbie lua scripter here. What tools are avaiable for syntax checking, debugging, etc lua scripts? I find quite a bit of material via google but don't know which ones are worth trying.
FOLLOWUP: I found the following resources. All are free.
1. A binary distribution of lua for Windows. click here
2. A reference for the lua language. click here
3. A support forum for lua. Not limited to Windows.click here