Trending Lua Projects

This page lists the top trending projects based on the growth of GitHub stars.
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Top 50 Trending Lua Projects

  • GitHub repo bling

    Utilities for the awesome window manager

  • GitHub repo PathOfBuilding

    Offline build planner for Path of Exile. (by PathOfBuildingCommunity)

  • GitHub repo plenary.nvim

    plenary: full; complete; entire; absolute; unqualified. All the lua functions I don't want to write twice.

  • GitHub repo gruvbox.nvim

    Lua port of the most famous vim colorscheme

  • GitHub repo playground

    Treesitter playground integrated into Neovim (by nvim-treesitter)

  • GitHub repo lsp-status.nvim

    Utility functions for getting diagnostic status and progress messages from LSP servers, for use in the Neovim statusline

  • GitHub repo mpvacious

    Adds mpv keybindings to create Anki cards from movies and TV shows.

  • GitHub repo telescope.nvim

    Find, Filter, Preview, Pick. All lua, all the time.

  • GitHub repo lsp_extensions.nvim

    Repo to hold a bunch of info & extension callbacks for built-in LSP. Use at your own risk :wink:

  • GitHub repo xmake-repo

    📦 An official xmake package repository

  • GitHub repo CQUI_Community-Edition

    Civilization 6 mod - UI enhancements, reduce clicks and manage your empire faster!

  • GitHub repo nvim-lspconfig

    Quickstart configurations for the Nvim LSP client

  • GitHub repo completion-nvim

    A async completion framework aims to provide completion to neovim's built in LSP written in Lua

  • GitHub repo apisix

    The Cloud-Native API Gateway

  • GitHub repo Beyond-All-Reason

  • GitHub repo tl

    The compiler for Teal, a typed dialect of Lua

  • GitHub repo cimgui

    c-api for imgui ( Look at: for other widgets

  • GitHub repo docker-alpine

    Official Alpine Linux Docker image. Win at minimalism!

  • GitHub repo deoplete-lsp

    LSP Completion source for deoplete

  • GitHub repo garrysmod

    Sandbox mod for the Source Engine

  • GitHub repo nmap

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

  • GitHub repo GameTracking-Dota2

    📥 Game Tracker: Dota 2

  • GitHub repo xrnx

    The official Renoise Lua Scripting repository

  • GitHub repo awesome

    awesome window manager (by awesomeWM)

  • GitHub repo luarocks

    LuaRocks is the package manager for the Lua programming language.

  • GitHub repo koreader

    An ebook reader application supporting PDF, DjVu, EPUB, FB2 and many more formats, running on Cervantes, Kindle, Kobo, PocketBook and Android devices

  • GitHub repo WeakAuras2

    World of Warcraft addon that provides a powerful framework to display customizable graphics on your screen.

  • GitHub repo hawkthorne-journey

    Digital Estate Planning: The Game

  • GitHub repo environment-modules Lmod

    Lmod: An Environment Module System based on Lua, Reads TCL Modules, Supports a Software Hierarchy

  • GitHub repo Penlight

    A set of pure Lua libraries focusing on input data handling (such as reading configuration files), functional programming (such as map, reduce, placeholder expressions,etc), and OS path management. Much of the functionality is inspired by the Python standard libraries.

  • GitHub repo vicious

    Vicious is a modular widget library for the "awesome" window manager.

  • GitHub repo ntopng

    Web-based Traffic and Security Network Traffic Monitoring

  • GitHub repo Kong

    🦍 The Cloud-Native API Gateway

  • GitHub repo courseplay

    Courseplay Beta for Farming Simulator 2019

  • GitHub repo parler-grab

    Archiving Parler.

  • GitHub repo CorsixTH

    Open source clone of Theme Hospital

  • GitHub repo 3DreamEngine

    3DreamEngine is an *awesome* 3d engine for LÖVE.

  • GitHub repo DeadlyBossMods

    The ultimate encounter helper (for Retail) to give you fight info that's easy to process at a glance. DBM aims to focus on what's happening to you, and what YOU need to do about it.

  • GitHub repo wire

    Garry's Mod add-on that allows users to wire up components in order to make more elaborate automatic and user-controlled contraptions. (by wiremod)

  • GitHub repo LIKO-12

    LIKO-12 is an open source fantasy computer made using LÖVE.

  • GitHub repo material-awesome

    Material and Mouse driven config for AwesomeWM 4.3 (by material-shell)

  • GitHub repo Sysdig

    Linux system exploration and troubleshooting tool with first class support for containers

  • GitHub repo doomrl

    D**m, the Roguelike

  • GitHub repo snabb

    Snabb: Simple and fast packet networking

  • GitHub repo TTT2

    Trouble in Terrorist Town 2 (Advanced Update) for Garry's Mod (gmod)

  • GitHub repo Zero-K

    Open source RTS game running on the Spring engine

  • GitHub repo betaflight-tx-lua-scripts

    Collection of scripts to configure Betaflight from your TX (currently only supported in OpenTx)

  • GitHub repo factorio-data

    Tracks changes of the lua prototype definitions in factorio inbetween releases.

  • GitHub repo diagnostic-nvim

    A wrapper for neovim built in LSP diagnosis config

ABOUT: The growth percentage is calculated as the increase in the number of stars compared to the previous month. We list only projects that have at least 500 stars and a GitHub organization logo set.


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

Project Growth
1 bling 24.2%
2 PathOfBuilding 21.8%
3 plenary.nvim 21.8%
4 gruvbox.nvim 19.8%
5 nvim-treesitter-textobjects 15.9%
6 playground 15.5%
7 lsp-status.nvim 14.1%
8 mpvacious 14.0%
9 telescope.nvim 13.6%
10 lsp_extensions.nvim 13.2%
11 xmake-repo 8.5%
12 CQUI_Community-Edition 6.8%
13 nvim-lspconfig 6.6%
14 completion-nvim 6.5%
15 apisix 4.2%
16 Beyond-All-Reason 3.9%
17 tl 3.5%
18 cimgui 2.9%
19 docker-alpine 2.8%
20 deoplete-lsp 2.6%
21 garrysmod 2.3%
22 nmap 2.3%
23 GameTracking-Dota2 1.8%
24 xrnx 1.7%
25 awesome 1.7%
26 luarocks 1.7%
27 koreader 1.5%
28 WeakAuras2 1.5%
29 hawkthorne-journey 1.4%
30 environment-modules Lmod 1.3%
31 Penlight 1.3%
32 vicious 1.2%
33 ntopng 1.2%
34 Kong 1.0%
35 courseplay 0.9%
36 parler-grab 0.8%
37 CorsixTH 0.8%
38 3DreamEngine 0.8%
39 DeadlyBossMods 0.8%
40 wire 0.7%
41 LIKO-12 0.5%
42 material-awesome 0.3%
43 Sysdig 0.3%
44 doomrl 0.2%
45 snabb 0.1%
46 TTT2 0.0%
47 Zero-K 0.0%
48 betaflight-tx-lua-scripts 0.0%
49 factorio-data 0.0%
50 diagnostic-nvim 0.0%