Haxe Roundup 534

by Alexander Hohlov edited on

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

Upcoming Events & Talks

Job Offers & Bounties

Product Releases & Announcements

In case you missed it

Code Examples

Previews & Demos

Open Source

Closed Source

Some Library Releases

Framework Updates

  • The tink_core v2 update has been merged!

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

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

  • Rewrite the JAR loader pull request.
  • @:forward-ed abstract fields prevent object inlining issue.
  • @:structInit creates non exist but typeable constructor issue.
  • Forwarded abstract fields are not available through a constrained type parameter issue.
  • Exhaustive matching for enum abstract null value issue.
  • [ide] Everything is red if a single struct in an array is missing a field issue.
  • [macro] Meta for TypeParamDecl ignored during reification and printing fixed.
  • [jvm] OutOfMemoryError with ~/\b/g.split() issue.
  • [js] Improve generation of dynamic methods to avoid unnecessary $bind issue.
  • Add method inlining to inline constructors filter pull request.
In case you missed it
  • 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.

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!