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Where to begin with LUA?

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So i'm pretty interested in learning a bit of LUA. However, my good friend google and wikianswers told me that depending what your plan is to use it for, changes what you learn?

If that makes any sense... I thought the best way to learn it would be to LEARN it all and then use what you need for the 'whatever' your doing. But please tell me if im wrong. There is a game that I would like to use LUA for, called Tibia. However I'm currently studying IT with software development in mind, i'd like to be able to use LUA in anything that I do. Not just games...

If anyone knows a good secret website/ebook/book for learning LUA let me know. I had a quick browse on google but wasn't too helpful.
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The go-to Lua book is Programming in Lua.
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