In this Lua programming lesson we take a look at Lua Variable Reassignment, Learn Lua Programming, Variable Reassignment in Lua, Codecademy Lua Code. Learning to use variables in Lua coding is a huge step forward in you Lua programming journey. We learned in previous lessons that a variable is a container with a label. Whatever we name our variable will allow us to call it in the future. Learning how to create a variable and reassign it is a huge part of learning to program. In this 2023 Lua programming course we learn how Variable reassignment works in Lua. We are able to reassign a variable in Lua by simply calling the variable using it’s name, and the “=” equal sign to assign it a new value. We also learn this can be risky when we reassign the value of a variable to a different data type, so it is important to pay attention to the type of data we are working with in our variable, as well as the implications of changing that value. Make sure to use the type() function whenever you encounter any errors and make sure your variables are the data type that you expect them to be. Many errors may arise from data type errors, so it’s good to keep in mind the type function in Lua. Thanks for watching Lua Variable Reassignment, Learn Lua Programming, Variable Reassignment in Lua, Codecademy Lua Code.