Haxe Roundup № 494

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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

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

  • 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

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

  • Investigate binary format for typed AST - comment.
  • [hxnodejs] Update global API to v12 merged.
  • [cli] Disallow changing the true/false defines merged.
  • Map.clear pull request.
  • Don’t allow to define reserved flags via Context.define pull request.
  • Timers rework pull request.
  • [server/cache] Compilation server reorganization merged.
In case you missed it
  • [server] Initialization status fixed.
  • Documentation cleanup in std merged.
  • [cs] Generated casts are not consistent fixed.
  • Type parameter + closure + inlines = invalid syntax tree fixed
  • [macro] Function kind in AST merged. Breaking change
  • [python/lua] Allow nullable class name for StackItem.Method merged.
  • Keep track of String literal kinds merged.
  • [parser] float_of_string exception in weird conditionals issue.

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

Take it easy everyone and have a good week!