Haxe Roundup 514

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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

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Upcoming Events & Talks

Job Offers & Bounties

Product Releases & Announcements

In case you missed it

Code Examples

  • '$value' (or "" + value) is usually faster than Std.string(value) for numeric types. See dev comments.
  • Have an example you want to add? Consider contributing to the code.haxe.org cookbook.

Previews & Demos

Open Source

Closed Source

  • Castle Pals, a game by Brad Erkkila & made with Stencyl, is running on Nintendo Switch thanks to Ratalaika Games!
  • Level selection screen from the HTML5 game by Joaquin Bello which he is making with Kha.
  • Marching cubes in Haxe and Kha by Urjasvi Suthar.
  • jefvel has modified the forward renderer to be able to use decals.
  • Clay Shot by Ben Simms - Its the LCD game you never played in your childhood! A little more performance tuning before its ready for submitting to KaiOS app store.
  • Rogue Mage - a Stencyl game by Ben Simms - is finished and submitted to KaiOS app store. Check out a couple of photos showing game running on the phone:

Some Library Releases

Framework Updates

  • Nothing this week.

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

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

You can get started using the latest features by downloading a nightly build of Haxe and see the impact the latest changes have on each target by browsing the benchmarks site.

Take it easy everyone and have a good week!