Haxe Roundup 581

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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

Jobs, Bounties

Looking for work

Job listings


Product Releases & Announcements

From the Haxe Discord server
  • Zwodah has released an early prototype of Explore the Abyss, available on itch.io and who is looking for feedback!
  • Type and team have released Type-a-Latte, a café themed game for a university class project, using OpenFL, available on itch.io.
  • A new version of Mammoth Herder had been released on Newgrounds by wayward.
In case you missed it
  • Wayward from the Haxe Discord server has released Mammoth Herder, built for a class project, is available on itch.io. Made with HaxeFlixel.
  • Alessandro Pezzetti has releases Leap the Synth, a rhythm platformer based on Synthwave music onto the Apple Store and the Web.
  • Ty has released a rhythm game called Burgerline created for a jam, available on itch.io and Newgrounds. Made with HaxeFlixel.
  • Axel de Conti, Camille Berring, Benjamin Gobbé and Martin Ringot have released Greenwitch Grove, available from itch.io. Made with Heaps.

    In this plant-based puzzle game, you rebuild our post-collapse world by helping a plant to grow through the metal junk ruins from ancient times. Bend the five elements – Water, Earth, Air, Fire and Ether – and grow your way up - or down - to the pentacle!

  • The Clan of the Squirrel and their unrivaled skill in both the kitchen and on the battlefield have arrived ashore the mystical land of Northgard!

Code Examples

Previews & Demos

Open Source

Community Previews
From the Haxe Discord server
Git Repos

Closed Source

From the OpenFL Discord server
  • Chris previews their WIP small GUI tool built with OpenFL & FeathersUI to help manage dependencies, project configuration alongside any IDE. And it will be open sourced in the future!
From the Haxe Discord server

Some Library Releases

People & Projects to support

  • Funkin’ Crew is making Friday Night Funkin’, a cartoon rhythm gaming excellence
  • Patrick is creating Raspberry Pi 4 support for Haxe/Lime/OpenFL/HaxeFlixel.
  • Josh Tynjala is working on Feathers UI — open source, cross-platform UI components built with OpenFL.
  • Pavel Alexandrov is primarily contributing to the Heaps engine and is the creator of format-tiled library.
  • Ian Harrigan is working on primarily HaxeUI, as well as hxArduino & hxWebSockets.
  • Kaelan Evans is working on HxDoom, a Haxe adaption of Doom.
  • Richard Oliver Bray is teaching people the things he’s learnt, like React, Typescript and Haxe.
  • 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

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

  • JSON parsing slow and memory intense on eval - due to Reflect.setField issue.
  • [js] Added -D js-global to customizes the global object name pull request.
  • Allow passing null values to Std.string() when null-safety is enabled pull request.
  • [python/php] Null Safety false positive issue.
  • [python] Null Safety false positive issue.
  • Breaking change macro CString backslashes issue.
In case you missed it
  • [lua/python] Incorrect result for BytesBuffer.addDouble 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!