Haxe Roundup № 438

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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.

Haxe 4.0.0-preview.4 Release!

Community Updates

News and Articles

Upcoming Events & Talks

Past Events and Slides

  • Slides from Kevin Leung’s hkoscon talk about type-safe REST API’s.

Job Offers & Bounties

  • Freelancers are wanted for remote friendly, preferably French speaking, Haxe React developers job. 🇫🇷
  • The HaxeFoundation are still looking for a compiler developer to join the team. 🌍
  • Lars Doucet’s list of various open bounties. 🌍
  • Add an available job involving Haxe.


Code Examples

Previews & Demos

Closed Source

Some Library Releases

People & Projects to support

  • OpenFL is creating free open source software.
  • HaxeFlixel is creating an open source, cross plaform 2D game engine.
  • HaxeUI is creating an open source user interface libraries.
  • Will Blanton is creating HaxeFlixel tutorials.
  • Lewis Lepton is creating tutorials, code and videos.
  • Dan Korostelev is working on the Haxe compiler.
  • August Late is creating unique 2D lighting tech.
  • Mark Knol is working on Haxe and its documentation.
  • Eric Bishton is creating the Haxe plugin for IntelliJ IDEA.
  • Ilya Malanin is creating improvements for the Haxe IntelliJ IDEA plugin.
  • Matthew Wallace is creating Haxe By Example tutorials.
  • Slava Ra is creating improvements for FlashDevelop and HaxeDevelop.
  • Lubos & contributors are creating Armory, an open source 3D game engine in Blender.

Updates from the Haxe core

Current Proposals & Discussions

Core Changes

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

  • Express function purity in the type system issue.
  • Add support for Intersection Types, Type1 & Type2 syntax merged. 🌟
  • Allow qualified metadata names commit, eg @a.b.
  • Full Unicode support delayed until after Haxe 4.0 comment. 😧
  • extern field syntax merged.
  • enum abstract syntax merged.

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

Take it easy everyone and have a good week!