How to Write Expressions in Fusion With Lua

Simon Ubsdell quickly delves into the world of expressions in Fusion, writing them with Lua.

Expressions are an excellent way for any DDC to automate or perform complex tasks automatically and quickly. One of the questions that TOKYO Creative Director Simon Ubsdell is often asked is, “What does Fusion use for its scripting and expression language?”

That answer is Lua.

Lua is a lightweight and high-level language made as an embedded for applications. Here, Simon Ubsdell offers a quick dive into what he calls the “rich and powerful world of Lua.”

As a related topic, check out this tutorial from Casey Faris, which shows how to pick the axis you need and track a point only along a single axis. Visit that tutorial here.