Haxe Roundup 526

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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

In case you missed it
  • hello… video by Lewis Lepton, where he talks about his and the channels future plans.
  • How to Install CastleDB on Ubuntu Linux video.
  • Skullz 'n Skeletonz Triple Comparison video by Pizza.

Upcoming Events & Talks

Job Offers & Bounties

Product Releases & Announcements

  • Ratalaika has finished his first port of the Stencyl game and sent it to QA for PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch! Hopefully it will be released in a few weeks. So if you have a Stencyl game and want to port it to consoles let them know!
  • Sokoban game demo built with Haxe + OpenFL. Made by shaman4d.

Code Examples

Previews & Demos

LD46 “Keep it alive”

Open Source

Closed Source

Some Library Releases

Framework Updates

People & Projects to support

  • Alexander Gordeyko is developing Pony, a Haxe open-cross-library.
  • 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.
  • 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

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

In case you missed it
  • Less local variable renaming in compiled code merged.
  • Use native PHP implementations for SHA merged.
  • Weird tempvaring issue.
  • Better error reporting upon compiler crashes merged.
  • Find references of the base field or include descendant fields pull request.

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, stay safe and have a good week!