Haxe Roundup № 401

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

Community Updates

News and Articles

  • Happy Technologies Haxe Summit 2017 report.
  • Renaine, a platformer/roguelike hybrid starring Aine, the Phoenix Knight, created with HaxeFlixel has launched on Kickstarter. 🎉
  • Kode Studio 17.9 has been released!.
  • Haxe 3.4.3 has been released!
  • Haxe 4.0.0-preview.1 has been released!
  • HashLink 1.2 has been released, compatible with Haxe 4.0.0-preview.1.

Upcoming Events & Talks

Job Offers & Bounties


  • Ryder: The Deserter trailer created with HaxeFlixel.

Code Examples

  • Set a GIT dependency directly in hxml with -lib LIBNAME:git:https://github.com/USER/REPO.git#BRANCH.
  • Have an example you want to add? Consider contributing to the code.haxe.org cookbook.

Previews & Demos

Open Source

  • None this week.

Closed Source

App & Game Releases

Some Library Releases

Framework Updates

  • Lime gets a new file watcher implementation - commit.

Updates from the Haxe core

Current Proposals & Discussions

Core Changes

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

  • Haxe 4.0.0 will drop the original php target, to be superseded by the newer php7 target - pull request. 👋 🌟
  • Support custom implicit function arguments like PosInfos via abstract @:fromNothing macro - pull request. 🌟 🎉
  • Compiler command line cleanup - issue.
  • Move Map to the haxe.ds package - commit.
  • Move List to the haxe.ds package - pull request.
  • Further work on the final keyword - issue.
  • Add, encourage and use case var - pull request.
  • Further improvements to case var syntax - comment.
  • Fix for macro build loops - pull request.
  • Possible idea for a drop in replacement of core? implementations - comment.

You can get started using the latest features by downloading a nightly build of Haxe.

Take it easy everyone and have a good week!