Haxe Roundup № 484

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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

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Videos & Music

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Event Slides and Media

  • The slides for the “What’s new in Haxe 4” talk by Andy Li (from HKOSCon 2019).
  • The slides for “Haxe transpilation to PHP: static typing, arrow functions, metaprogramming and more” talk by Aleksandr Kuzmenko (from HKOSCon 2019).
  • A couple of photos from HKOSCon 2019, Andy Li presenting Haxe 4 and Aleksandr Kuzmenko presenting the Haxe PHP target.

Upcoming Events & Talks

Job Offers & Bounties

Product Releases

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  • RPG Map II is a “tabletop RPG” oriented map maker, created with the “keep it clean & simple” philosophy in mind by Sébastien Bénard using Heaps, available for Windows and HTML5, with Mac support coming soon.

Code Examples

Previews & Demos

Open Source

Closed Source

Some Library Releases

Framework Updates

  • None this week.
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People & Projects to support

  • Robert Konrad, the Kha author, is creating Programming Toolkits.
  • 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 platform 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

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

  • [hxcs] Allow using -D hxcs.DEFINE and add documentation pull request.
  • [cs] Enable sys.thread API merged.
  • Treat Any as a wildcare type. Just like Dynamic pull request.
  • Specify Reflect.copy(null) merged.
In case you missed it
  • [cs] Add support for .NET core -D netcore_ver merged.
  • [cs] Fix net-lib parsing merged.
  • [hxcs] Add .NET core netlibs merged.
  • Add haxe.Constraints.NotVoid pull request.
  • Add jvm alternative output for the java target merged. 🌟
  • Rework iterator/iterable/array access resolving in for loops merged.
  • [cs] Add support for native cs type parameter constraints merged.
  • [hxcpp] Improve build times, linear instead of quadratic, relative to the number of files merged.
  • Better error messages for \x and \u merged.
  • Disallow \xNN for values higher than 127 fixed.

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

Take it easy everyone and have a good week!