New to lua! HELP!

i am completely new to lua and i need a tut or something to teach me the basics so i can use it, also when i download it where do i extract it to and how do i start it. please help

You don’t need to download anything, you just need Notepad. Also check the wiki:

thanks

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Beat to it. here is the official Lua documentation.

it is all so confusing, i cant understand some of it

Then i would recommend reading theJ89’s tutorials, you can find the first one here.