Open-source Lua projects categorized as OSX | Edit details

Top 7 Lua OSX Projects

  • GitHub repo nmap

    Nmap - the Network Mapper. Github mirror of official SVN repository.

    Project mention: nmap tcp syn scan source code | | 2021-12-09
  • GitHub repo dotfiles

    vim, zsh, git, homebrew, neovim - my whole world (by nicknisi)

    Project mention: Lists of lua-based nvim config files? | | 2021-11-05
  • SonarLint

    Deliver Cleaner and Safer Code - Right in Your IDE of Choice!. SonarLint is a free and open source IDE extension that identifies and catches bugs and vulnerabilities as you code, directly in the IDE. Install from your favorite IDE marketplace today.

  • GitHub repo picolove

    PICO-8 Reimplementation in Love2D. Chat:

    Project mention: What are some free alternatives to P8? | | 2022-01-19

    I've never used it, but you could try picolove. It's a reimplementation of the PICO-8 API in Love2D. So, only the code part is there and you don't get the music/sprite/map editor, and all the other stuff that makes PICO-8 PICO-8. If you plan on buying PICO-8 later though, this could be a good primer to learn the API for free

  • GitHub repo MIDI2LR

    An application and plugin to remotely control Lightroom with a MIDI controller

    Project mention: Ingenuity in C++ | | 2022-01-21


  • GitHub repo VimMode.spoon

    Adds vim keybindings to all OS X inputs

    Project mention: How to rebind a combination of keys? | | 2022-01-03

    I wrote this to handle a 2 letter key sequence being pressed (to support jk entering vim mode):

  • GitHub repo PaperWM.spoon

    Tiled scrollable window manager for MacOS

    Project mention: PaperWM.spoon tiling scrollable window manager for MacOS using Hammerspoon | | 2021-12-30
  • GitHub repo hammerspoon

    A hammerspoon config with a bunch of custom spoons (sleep timer, resolution changer, paywall buster, safari hotkey utilities, window management with undo, etc). (by nonissue)

    Project mention: Hammerspoon – Lua-based powerful tool automation of macOS | | 2021-12-12

    My pretty extensive (but poorly organized) config:

    Features include:

  • OPS

    OPS - Build and Run Open Source Unikernels. Quickly and easily build and deploy open source unikernels in tens of seconds. Deploy in any language to any cloud.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2022-01-21.

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What are some of the best open-source OSX projects in Lua? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 nmap 5,890
2 dotfiles 2,240
3 picolove 543
4 MIDI2LR 530
5 VimMode.spoon 362
6 PaperWM.spoon 20
7 hammerspoon 11
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