Haxe Roundup 501

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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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Upcoming Events & Talks

Job Offers & Bounties

Product Releases & Announcements

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Code Examples

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Previews & Demos

Open Source

  • 'Damilare Darmie Akinlaja is working on Cābāsā - a Haxe framework for WebAssembly which includes a fast and secure WebAssembly VM. And this week he was was able to execute a simple program. 🌟
  • “hxIDE” works remotely and locally, and will be native once HaxeUI has an “official” native treeview counterpart. By Ian Harrigan 🌟 ❤️
  • Sébastien Bénard has ported his old pixel texture effect to Heaps.
  • Peter Achberger has spent the last few months working on (Re)Actor PoC, a custom Haxe macro powered serializer that moves state between threads, check out the physics demo. 🌟
  • A good use of HaxeUI for a demo or test application from the starling-text-display repo.
  • New #Inktober2019 generative art / creative coding sketches by Jérémy Fa:

Closed Source

Some Library Releases

Framework Updates

  • [checkstyle] Haxe Checkstyle v2.5.0 has been released.
  • [record-macros] Merge in the DbAdmin library pull request.

People & Projects to support

  • Andy Li is working around the Haxe ecosystem: CI, packaging, docs and learning materials.
  • Kevin Leung is creating open source software libraries.
  • 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

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

  • [hxcpp] Add write barriers to fixed anon constructors merged.
  • [hxcpp] Weird results with analyzer-optimize issue.
  • Compiler not optimizing away multiply by zero issue.
In case you missed it
  • [hxcpp] Add write-barrier on Array set 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!