Haxe Roundup 517

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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

  • Add a video related to Haxe.
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Upcoming Events & Talks

Job Offers & Bounties

Product Releases & Announcements

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Code Examples

Previews & Demos

Open Source

Closed Source

  • Fantomon is looking for someone who wants to join in a tiny tamagotchi-like side project.
  • A little early screenshot of the Heaps-based game by Pirhana, a demo of the game will appear soon.
  • Alex Johansson has released another update for his chess game, improved visual indicators and more, made in stencyl.
  • Updated trailer for Steel Seraph, pre 1.7.0 with a new HUD, made with stencyl.
  • Gauthier has made Inverted Pac-Man with Haxe and Phaser.
  • fedellen shows off upcoming obstacles coming to their unicorn game.
  • Sneak peek of KelinKelilin by Vsio made with HaxeFlixel.
  • Early access roadmap for Darksburg by Shiro Games.
  • Some one-way arrows by Robert Alvarez.
  • A couple of GIFs from WIP turn based puzzle game by mauve:

Some Library Releases

Framework Updates

  • None 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

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

  • [draft] Start working on module-level functions pull request.
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  • Something like haxeshim but official discussion.
  • Rethinking display modes discussion.
  • Properly support diagnostics with texpr-display merged.

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!