Haxe Roundup 495

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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

  • The HTML5 version of Unicycle Hero (a game by Unept made with Stencyl) is now available!
  • Wilmot’s Warehouse came out on Steam. It’s a puzzle game which was a finalist for “Excellence in Design” at the 2018 Independent Games Festival Awards and it’s made with OpenFL. 🌟
In case you missed it

Code Examples

Previews & Demos

Open Source

Closed Source

Some Library Releases

Framework Updates

  • [format] Fix Neko Bytecode parser merged.

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

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

  • Reduce excessive casts merged.
  • Close every timer instead of skipping orphaned ones merged.
  • Server maintenance discussion.
  • Reduce memory consumption of local variables discussion.
  • Compilation server cache (leak?) issues.
  • [js] Enable Haxe for-in iteration of js.lib Map and Set merged.
  • Fix detection of module names on Context.defineType() merged.
In case you missed it
  • 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.

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

Take it easy everyone and have a good week!