Haxe Roundup № 357

by Skial Bainn published on

Welcome to the latest edition of the Haxe Roundup. Haxe is a high level, strictly typed programming language and cross-compiler.

News from the Community

News and Articles

The World Wide Haxe Conference 2016 crowd-funding campaign has officially launched! The campaign currently sits at 3% funded!

Its a little late, but the Haxe Foundation have officially announced the release of HaxeDevelop on their brand spanking new blog!

Another recent post thats been released over on the HF blog, import.hx Intro by Dan Korostelev, introduces you to a brand new sugar feature that’s coming in the next release of Haxe.

While we are talking about the HF, Mark Knol’s work to improve and unify the HF design across the various sites has started to appear live, with the first being on try.haxe.org. You can get a sneak peak of Mark’s upcoming haxe.org changes at staging.haxe.org.

Ohmnivore has written a post over on Reddit about the current state of gamedev in Haxe which has been well received. Well done on promoting Haxe so well!

These last few weeks I’ve included quite afew previews of Eric Bernier’s in-developement HaxeFlixel game. Well, he has started a devlog on TIGForums for his game, A Wicked Curse, a “procedurally generated top-down action adventure game, with roguelike elements, in which you create your very own fairy tale”!

Fabien Antoine has started a new GitHub organization which aims to improve Haxe extern management, called ExternKit, which already has nine repos containing JavaScript extern type definitions.

This week has seen a bunch of new videos released:


Job Offers

Previews, Demos & Snippets

Some library releases

This last week has seen intense progress made on checkstyle, an “automated code analysis tool ideal for projects that want to enforce coding conventions”, particulary by Adi Reddy Mora, Game11 and Alex.

Updates from the Haxe core

47 commits have been made to Haxe compiler in the last week.

You can start using the latest features by grabbing a nightly build of Haxe.

Have a good week everyone!