Haxe Roundup 533

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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

Closed Source

Some Library Releases

Framework Updates

  • None found this week.

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

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

  • Constrained monomorphs merged. 🌟
  • Static extensions vs constrained monomorphs fixed.
  • Class.new doesn’t handle type constraints fixed.
  • Monomorph constraints for operators issue.
  • Type parameter constraints on local functions issues.
  • [hxcpp] Fix typing for abstracts pull request.
  • [hxcpp] Add a way to define an extern class type parameter as a templated one pull request.
  • [dce] Dont process expressions of extern classes merged.
  • Optimize Path.UniqueKey.create which slightly reduces unit test compile times & eval runtime by 10% merged.
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  • The Haxe nightly PHP target is now tested against versions 7.07.4.
  • Syntax class for all targets discussion.
  • [hxcpp] Support new and super for native classes pull request.
  • [php] Add some missing functions related to the file system merged.
  • [lua] String API is broken with --no-inline issue.

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!