Haxe Roundup № 446

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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

Upcoming Events & Talks

Job Offers & Bounties


Code Examples

Previews & Demos

Open Source

Closed Source

  • Porting Beekyr Reloaded from AS3 to Haxe.

Some Library Releases

Framework Updates

  • [kha] Reduce output size for Haxe 4 generated JS merged.

People & Projects to support

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

Updates from the Haxe core

Current Proposals & Discussions

Core Changes

73~ commits have been made to Haxe compiler in the last couple of weeks.

  • Completely remove support for specifying getter/setter method name in a property declaration merged. 🌟
  • Unicode tests merged, one step closer to ucs2/unicode support coming to Haxe. 🌟
  • Represent final on classes and fields merged.
  • Add Blowfish encryption pull request.
  • for loop rework chapter 1 merged.
  • Disallow return null from Void functions commit.
  • [hashlink] Faster String__compare commit and issue.
  • Update js.html externs to Aug 2018 WebIDLs pull request. 🌟
  • [js][discussion] Move standard library types to js.lib pull request.

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

Take it easy everyone and have a good week!