ParticleEmitter:Emit(n) Version 2 is now available!

A quality-of-life update to this particle-emission plugin from 2015 is now available: attributes, better onboarding, passive update notifications, bug fixes and more.

It’s all freshened up for the modern-day Roblox developer! This simple yet useful plugin got some love in its version 2 release.

  • Now uses the EmitCount attribute, so emitters can burst different amounts of particles
  • A new on-boarding experience and update notifications
  • …and so much more. Check out the full post, or install it right now!
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repr — function for printing Lua tables

Hey all!

I wrote a function that will come in handy when printing tables in Lua. Normally, when you call print on a table, it is first tostring-ed into a memory address and looks something like table: 000002074CD2C070. How unhelpful! If only there was a better way…

I’ve created a function, repr, that works like Python’s repr. It returns a nice, printable representation of Lua values (strings, numbers, bools, and of course tables). It is designed with two goals in mind: (1) be as close as possible to a literal code representation and (2) be as useful as possible during debugging. Check it out at this GitHub repository, or keep reading this post!

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