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How can I add LUA support to a DO app?

I have a DO App which currently runs node.

I need to add the ability to run a LUA program.

How can I make it so my app installs LUA?

Should I use a worker instead? (never used one before, but having a separate thing for it sounds like it makes sense)


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Hey there!

While LUA isn’t natively supported in App Platform, you can install this using a Dockerfile build. If the LUA application doesn’t need to be accessed externally, you can run it as a worker. This would allow your application to access it internally, but it wouldn’t be accessible externally. If it needs to be externally accessible then you would want to create it as a web service and choose a specific route for it to be accessible on.

App Platform Workers

Hope it helps! Nate