Tutorials

Browse 273 Lua Learning Community Tutorials

Scripting 1: Leaderboards

This is a simple tutorial on how to make a leaderboard.

Dynamic Depth of Field

A quick tutorial on how to make a simple Dynamic DOF effect

Tables

Intro to variadic tables & their uses.

Rainbow Effect!

Give a Part a color changing rainbow effect

Basic Easter Eggs

This will teach you how to make basic easter eggs.

Different Data Types

Learn about different data types for variables and what they do.

Use Noise To Generate Terrain

This tutorial assumes you're familiar with lua and roblox's API

Sorting Tables!

Sorting tables is fun and easy to use! Find out how!

Discord Webhooks and it's utilities!

Learn how to use Http Service and Webhooks to send data to your discord server.

Tween Service

How to use TweenService

Changing the WalkSpeed

How to change the player's walk speed

Chat commands

Learn how to make chat commands.

Using string functions.

How to use the string functions.

Random.new()

Tutorial about Random object

Premium Membership Benefits

Learn how to give benefits to players for having premium.

Pathfinding: Creating a Path

Learn how to create a path using PathFindingService.

How to use Remote events and Remote func

This tutorial talks about Remote functions and events and the bindable versions.

Scripting 3: Variables

Learning about variables

Account Age

What is Account Age and effective ways of using it for your game!

Leaderboard Rank

Put in ServerScriptService

RbxWeb Tutorial

RbxWeb is a DataStore module made by movsb.

Terrain generation

2d terrain generation using math.noise

Filtering Enable Tutorial

FE Scripting Basics

Variadic functions

Learn what variadic arguments and functions are

Anti-Gravity Block!

How to make an Anti-Gravity Block like one you would find in space!

Magnitude

magnitude is the lenght of a vector

How to Make a Plugin

This will guide you through the steps of coding a plugin.

DataStore

Learn how to make an auto-save for your game.

Metatable Tutorial

A basic overview of how metatables work.

Server Lock Script for Groups!

Use this Script if you want only customers and staff in your game.

Getting Player Ping

How to get a player's ping using a RemoteFunction

Make a reflecting mirror

Learn to make a working mirror reflecting you and others.

Custom Character Morphing

This will teach you how to make both GUI morphs and button morphs!

Spinning Surface Gui

A tutorial on how to make a Image spin.

Basic Daylight Cycle

I will show you how to make a Daylight Cycle

Memory Management & Leaks

Keeping memory usage under control is easy but usually looked over!

For Loops

Explanation of For Loops.

Modulated OOP

This tutorial teaches you how to create a module using OOP!

Understanding os.date

A guide to using os.date

Interpolation

Numerical analysis technique to fit a function to data points.

Returning

Learn what is returning and how to use it!

Useful operators

Operators that you will use frequently!

How to make a raytracer. PART 1

An indepth tutorial on how one could make a simple raytracer

String Interpolation

Better concatenation just added!

Soft Shutdowns

Restart Servers for an update without losing players!

Problem Solving for Scripting

Problem Solving is important for Programming and Scripting here in ROBLOX.

Tweening Guis

The Easy way of Tweening Gui Size and Position

Design Patterns - Introduction

Design patterns are general tools for solving recurring software problems. In this tutorial, we will use pattern to refactor our code.

Simple Shift (Mobile)

Shift running made easy!

Make animation for characters

Learn to animate characters models and run them in-game.

Basics of Tables

Teaches you how to use tables in the simplest way

Explode Players

Use the Explosion object to blow up players.

How to Welding (Basics)

This tutorial will teach you the basics to welds.

Tables

Learn how to create tables.

Custom Chat Tags

Learn how to add custom chat tags to your game!

Custom Player Overhead Gui

Use Clone() to give the player their own custom overhead Gui.

Thread and Scopes

Basic Lua knowledge

Camera Manipulation Tutorial

This tutorial will teach you about the Camera

How to make a choppable tree!

This tutorial will show you how to make a tree that can be cut down

Intro to OOP

Out-of-the-box thinking is necessary!

Variadic Functions

Accepting an infinite number of arguments

All the types of scripts!

Learn all three types of scripts that make a roblox game!

Forcing The Chatted Event

Ever wanted to force the player to say something?

The Lua Virtual Machine [Part 1]

The Implementation of Lua Virtual Machine, This is an Advanced topic. Due to text contraints, this tutorial is a multi-parter.

How to use variables

In this tutorial you'll learn about variables

Debugging your first program

You will learn how to identify issues with your code, and then fix them

Keycard Reader

Learn to have multiple keycards accepted or denied!

How To Make a Tool Giver

How to make a functioning tool giver with a cooldown. Works for any tool.

Datastore Introduction

An intro to Datastores!

How To Make a Sandbox Game

This tutorial shows you how to create and make a sandbox-building game.

Idle/Walk Animation system

Idle/Walk Animation system

Currency Script

This is a simple Currency maker/saver

Chat Welcomer

This is a super simple script that welcomes a player in your game in chat.

How to optimize your game

This tutorial will show you how to optimize your game's fps

NPC AI Pathfinding

Learn how to make AI move with PathfindingService

Overhead Gui

Creates a Overhead Gui for the owner admin ect

Comments

Learn how to put comments in scripts.

Changing Properties

Change properties through script!

Dropable Tool

If you want mobile players to be more happier in your game

Notifications in a Nutshell

Implement in-game notifications into your game

Teleportation Pad

Whenever player touches Part1 it'll teleport the player to Part2.

Spawning A Player

Spawn, position, and assign a player's team

Creating Chat Tags

A simple guide to an adaptable Chat Tag System.

Disappearing Part

Learn how to make a part disappear when a player steps on it.

Global Leaderboards

A Leaderboard for most points, money, etc.

Opening and Closing a GuI

These are basic Open/Close functions that can be used to make frame visible

Hover Over Effect

This will help you learn how to add Hover Over Effects to gui objects

CollectionService

You will learn about CollectionService.

Custom Player Commands

This tutorial will teach you how to create custom player commands.

The Lua Virtual Machine [Part 2]

The Implementation of Lua Virtual Machine, This is an Advanced topic. Due to text contraints, this tutorial is a multi-parter.

HOW TO: Build a Tycoon

This will show you how to start building you very own tycoon!

Tonumber and tostring

Learn how to use "tonumber()" and "tostring()".

Script Architectures

A long tutorial about script architectures & how to use them effectively

The Click Detector

The Click Detector Explained for Beginners

Classes in Lua

Use metatables and metamethods to bring object-oriented features to Lua.

Randomizing Text

Learn how to use tables and math.random() to constantly randomize text.

Protected Calls

Protected Calls [pcalls] help spot and manage errors in your Lua code

Basics of CFrame

Very simple tutorial/explanation on CFrame

Indexing Properly

How to index objects

Chat controlled door

How to make a chat controlled door.

Robbing/Earning Money

This shows you how to make a robbable store in LUA

Global Variable

Learn and how to use it.

It's about relationship!

Learn how to use the relational operators.

Ban List

Ban players from your Roblox game.

Basic modelling + Properties

Hey! This is just some simple modelling for beginners.

Recursive functions

What happens when a function tries to run itself? Recursion!?

What is Filtering Enabled?

An explanation of Filtering Enabled

Song Playlist

How To Create a Song Playlist That Everyone in Your Game can Listen To!

Create a Checkpoint System

Checkpoints for obbies that only require scripting one time.

creating game teleport

learn how to creat teleport to other game

Generating Numbers

Using Math.Random

Gamepass Tools

Learn how you can make a gamepass script

Raycasting

An introduction to raycasting

Iterating through Objects

Use 'for' loops to iterate through objects

Simple Leaderstats

How to make leaderstats and add a value to it

Chatted Events

Learn how to use "Chatted Events".

Basic Player Leaderstats

The basics of Player's leaderstats code.

Attributes

A short tutorial about Attributes and how useful they are

Make NPC Talk

Make an NPC or part speak random phrases at a specified interval!

Avoiding Vulnerabilities

A basic tutorial on how to avoid vulnerabilities

Typewriter Effects (2022)

Make enhanced text for Prompts, Dialogue and Conversation with this effect.

Sound Visualisers

Learn to create your own audio visualiser

How to make a 4D table

This will show you how to make a table with 4 axis!

PCALL and XPCALL - Very useful

How pcall and xpcall works

Basic Data Store Tutorial

This tutorial will teach you how to save data!

Understanding OOP

Tutorial on the basics of OOP.

Scaling a ScreenGUI

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to scale ScreenGUI's properly!

Keycard Door Tutorial

How to make a keycard door work.

How to make a successful game

This tutorial will show you how to make a game successful.

Adding Chat Filter Modules

Learn to add custom chat filters and prevent bot spam in your game.

UserInputService in-depth.

Learn how to make a debounced, tool compatible UserInputService script!

Understanding math.random

math.random() selects a random number

Coroutines

The coroutine library

Camera bobble movement

Learn to make bobble camera so when you move, the camera shakes.

Player Mouse Manipulation

Manipulates your camera by moving your mouse!

tick()

Learn about tick()!

Touched and TouchEnded

On Touch event

The Wait Script

This is about the wait script.

easy sprint script

lua keybinded sprint

GUI Button Animation: TweenService/UDim2

How to make animations with TweenScreening + UDim2

Lerp/Lerping

Learn What's Lerping and how to use it

Scripting 1: Indexing

How to index objects

Gun Tool Skeleton/Basics

A simple skeleton version of a gun that can be upgraded to be a lot better.

How to Make a Sit Button

I'll be showing you how to make a sit button, commonly used in RP games.

Sound Region

Learn how to make an advanced sound region system

Make a random player chooser

In this tutorial, I will teach you how to make a random player chooser!

Walljump System

In this tutorial, I will teach you how to make a functional walljump.

String Manipulation

Learn how to manipulate strings!

Debounce

What is a Debounce script?

UserOwnsGamePassAsync

How to check if a player owns a specific gamepass.

Global Metatable Functions

Raw functions and newproxy.

Connection and Memory Leak

Advanced topic, decent scripting knowledge and experience required.

Part Spawning

This will teach you how to spawn Parts!

Only player door

This shows you how to make a part "open" when a specific player touches it

Gradually appearing text

Learn how to make 1 simple function to make text appear gradually

Looping And Breaking

Here you will learn all about loops

What really is an object?

Will hopefully give you a better understanding.

Practice New Instances

This tutorial let's you practice with NewInstances

Pets!

Have a pet companion right by your side everywhere you go!

Changing Your In-Game Cursor

This tutorial shows you how you can change the in-game cursor.

Object Oriented Programming

Learn how to create your own object in Roblox!

String Formatting

How to use string formatting, and what it is.

VIP Chat Gamepass

VIP Chat Gamepass

CollectionService Tutorial

This tutorial covers how to use CollectionService.

How to make a Team Change GUI

In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a team change gui.

Make a notification!

Make a notification (basic roblox style).

Maximizing Performance with Parallel Lua

Multithreading in Roblox: A Guide to Parallel Lua

What are events?

Basic tutorial of what events are and how to use them.

Using Key Detection

This will teach you key detection for LUA.

Adding donations (Basic)

This tutorial will tell you how you can add donations.

Moving Screen Tutorial

How to make a simple one text moving screen.

Basics of Coroutines in Lua

Dive into the world of coroutines in Roblox with this guide.

Threading Basics

Explanations for spawn, delay and the coroutine library.

Speed Boosts

Make the player faster

Union and Negate

Using the Union and Negate tools in Studio

Auto Updating Model

Automatically updating model in game.

How To Make A Basic Door

This tutorial is about making a basic opening and closing door.

PhysicsService

Create collision groups and customize how they can collide with each other!

Exploit proof Touch detection!

In this tutorial I will explain why .Touched is easily exploitable and what simple step you can take to make your game extra secure!

If Statements & Loops

A tutorial on conditional statements and loops

How to make a raytracer. PART 2

An indepth tutorial on how one could make a simple raytracer

ProcessReceipt - Gamepasses

Automatically gives you what you purchased right away.

Basics of Making a Soccer Ball/Football

Making a kickable ball in Roblox.

color changing brick

how to make a brick color change

Game Enhancement Tips

Learn everything about how to make a perfect game!

Player CFrame Control w/ Mouse

How to make the player turn towards the mouse, like in Dungeon Quest.

Make Your Character Invisible!

How to make your Character Invisible and then visible! Like an ability!

ReplicatedStorage

Learn how ReplicatedStorage works!

Code Readability

Goes over naming conventions and organized code.

Instance.new

Adding objects into workspace with a script!

Extending Leaderboard Limit

If you work on a simulator, this is neccessary.

Projectile Desynchronization

When you fire a projectile, but it lags behind...

Creating a simple door

This shows you how to make a door using LUA.

Smaller Conditional Statements

If statements are so big. Learn how to make smaller versions for variables!

how to make an rng

an rng is a random number generator

Basics Of Functions

This tutorial is about the basics of functions

Hinge Constraints: Servo

Learn to set up hinge constrains as servos!

Secure your RemoteEvents/RemoteFunctions

a guide on how to avoid ruining your game with under 5 lines of code!

Viewport frame tutorial

How to use viewport frame

Basic Scripting - 1

Learn about functions, variables, and instancing!

Basic CFrame

This tutorial will tell you about CFrame, and what it is.

Understanding CFrames

How CFrames are represented, created, and manipulated.

UserInputService & key input

Learn UserInputService and its importance.

How to substitute built-in APIs

This tutorial shows you how to substitute *some* built in Roblox APIs when coding in normal Lua.

Introduction to RbxScriptConne

Introduction to a major part of roblox scripting

How to change a Sword's Damage

In this tutorial it will teach you how to change a Sword's Damage.

Player Trail

Use Instance.new() to give the player their own trail.

Custom Characters

Learn to spawn as a custom character!

Understanding Modulo

Here, you will learn how modulos work in Lua.

Lexical Analysis

This lesson will teach you the basics of how to preform lexical analysis!

Only Owner Door

Make a door like in tycoons using Physics Service!

Loading Screen

Insert a Local Script in Replicated First

Deprecated Methods

Learn what deprecation is

2D Terrain Generator

2D Terrain Generation using Perlin noise!

Overhead GUI

Shows you how to make a overhead gui.

Assignment

Understand how variables can switch values with simple commands.

GUI Button

Once clicked, this button will do as suppose to

String Patterns

How string patterns work.

Making a Working Plugin

This will teach you how to make a plugin that makes a new script in studio!

Random Asset (Non-Recurring & Specific)

Creating a function to grab random assets from a storage objects (Accounting for grabbing specific objects & non recurring random objects)

RETURN, BREAK and CONTINUE Explained

Explaining the difference between RETURN, BREAK and CONTINUE when coding Lua.

OnTouch Events

How to make a part do things.

Beginner Scripting Tutorial - 1

To get started scripting, you have to learn the basics. We will learn about variables, the output window, math, and functions.

Random Tables

Learn how to use "random" on a table.

Animated TweenService Door

Learn how to make an Animated TweenService Door.

Keyboard Input

To detect when a player pushes a certain key

Debounces

Debounces add cooldowns to functions to prevent scripts from breaking.

ProcessReceipt - DevProducts

Once something is bought, their is an immediate outcome

Understanding Variables

Variables are an extremely useful tool for scripting. Get familier!

Variables

Learning about variables

The Tables Of Possiblity

Learn about Tables

How to monetize your games

A tutorial that explains how you should go on monetizing your game.

Click Functions

How to make a block run a script when you click it

Kill Bricks

How to make bricks that kill.

Using scripts via dev console.

How to use your in-game developer console to execute some small scripts.

Dynamic Depth of Field

Create a dynamic changing depth of field effect for your game.

Simple Transportation System!

This is a Simple Transportation System made using bodyposition

Re-bind ShiftLock

Tired of using LeftShift as ShiftLock? This is the right tutorial for you!

Properly save data on close

A tutorial that teaches how to properly save player data on server close

Sync your time with the server

Learn how to sync your time with the server time.

Click for coins tutorial

How to make a 'Click For Coins' gui in Roblox (Maybe Outdated)

Controller Input

How to get and do stuff with controller input!

How to reposition the chat!

How to reposition the roblox default chat!

GetChildren & GetDescendants

Explains how GetChildren and GetDescendants work.

Exploit Side of Things: Part 1

Your own game can be exploited and it's probably your code.

Server and Client

Server and Client side, what do they mean?

Press a key to play animation

From this you'll learn how to play an animation when pressing a key

Variable Types

The identities of a variable

TextService - GetTextSize

a guide to sizing your text

Module Scripts

This will teach you the basics of module scripts.

Making Custom Commands

Make your own custom commands

Quick Hull Algorithm 2D

Here we can learn about Convex Hull, his function.

How to make a level system

This tutorial will teach you how to make a good level system

Randomized Map

Gets a random map that you made and places it into workspace.

Remote Events

Tutorial on Remote Events and how to use them

Filtering Enabled

Explains to you what it is, and how to avoid it from breaking your script.

Detecting Commands by Message

Learn how to detect commands when the Player chats!

Custom Pathfinding with A*

Describes how to create a custom 2D pathfinding system using the A* algo.

Load Catalog Items, And Models

Learn how to load catalog items and models with insertservice!

Messaging service

The system will send the message to every server on your game!

Lua Math 101

1 + 1 = 2

Advanced-ish string manip

excessive use of patterns included

Cancellable Typewriter Effect

Learn how to script a simple typewriter effect that's cancellable!

Precedence

Precedence in detail

Plugin Widgets

What are Widgets and how to create them.

How to make Leaderstats

This will teach you how to script the leaderstats

Functions and their uses

Understanding functions in a easy way!

OOP in more detail

Looks at subjects like inheritence

BadgeService

Talks about BadgeService and how to award badges!

Dictionaries

This lesson covers the basis of dictionaries

Making Plugins: The basics

Make a simple plugin.

What is Scale and Offset?

This tutorial aims to aid your understanding of what Scale and Offset are.

GUI Animations

Basic Tweening, Additional Options, Advanced Tweening And More!