Some classic control structures are implemented in Lua, such as the
if-then conditional statements, a few different loop types, and the
continue functions. Let's review these structures briefly. The objective of the following sections is to get you familiar with the syntax used in this language.
if-then conditional statement evaluates an expression and executes a block of code if the expression is true. It uses the following syntax:
if status.body then --Do something end
Lua also supports an
else-if conditional statement with the
if status.code == 200 then --Do something elseif status.code == 301 then --Do something else end
else statement does ...