Haxe Roundup № 469

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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 US Summit 2019

Community Updates

News and Articles

In case you missed it

Videos & Music

Upcoming Events & Talks

Job Offers & Bounties

Product Releases

In case you missed it

Code Examples

Previews & Demos

Open Source

Closed Source

Some Library Releases

Framework Updates

  • None this week.

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.
  • 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

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

  • [lua] @:expose for classes in packages is broken fixed.
  • [lua] Lua vanilla CI pull request.
  • @:using should work on typedefs issue.
  • [nullsafety] Constant object literals with nullable fields issue.
  • [nullsafety] Loose null safety vs while loops fixed.
  • [js] Move Typed Array classes from js.html to js.lib pull request.
  • [js-es=6] Unexpected "Must call super() coinstructor before accessing this" fixed.
  • [js-es=6] Invalid identifiers in es6 method declarations fixed.
  • Inline at call site does not work for abstracts fixed.
  • Add detailed information to Standard library not found error merged.
In case you missed it
  • Null safety feature has been merged. 🌟 👍
  • Unroll arrays from arguments of inlined functions issue.
  • [typer] Abstract constructors shouldn’t be allowed to return a value issue.
  • Invalid constructor inheritance when extending classes that extend extern classes issue.
  • Improved testing of DCE and compilation server tests merged.
  • Rare issue with compiler cache issue.
  • Allow object."field" syntax discussion.

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

Take it easy everyone and have a good week!