Haxe Roundup 583

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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

Upcoming Events & Talks

Jobs, Bounties

Looking for work

Job listings

  • Saga Education are looking to hire a full-time software engineer focusing on web & edtech. US only. 🆕
    • Saga Education, is hiring a senior-level software engineer. We use a lot of tech, both frontend and backend, but a lot of our frontend code is in Haxe. We build cool, meaningful EDTech products like this digital whiteboard: Woot Math Scratchpad.

  • Allan Dowdeswell is looking for Haxe developers for outsourcing relationship. 🆕
  • HaxeFlixel RPG project.
  • Nexters (Moscow, Russia) are looking for a Haxe developer to work on their HTML5 game.
  • To reach their goal of helping to save one million lives every year by 2030, Laerdal is looking for a Software Platform Developer to join them in Copenhagen. Remote work is possible, but will require several days a week on site.
  • Shiro Games are looking for an Engine/Graphics programmer.
  • The team behind Forge of Empires at InnoGames is looking for a Haxe developer, feel free to contact Dan Korostelev in case of any questions! More info can be found at the company’s website. ♻️
  • BeeInventor Limited are hiring for a Haxe fullstack developer to join them in Taipei & Hong Kong. ♻️


Product Releases & Announcements

From the Armory Discord server

From the Haxe Discord server

In case you missed it
From the Haxe Discord server

Code Examples

Previews & Demos

Open Source

Community Previews
Git Repos
  • ceramic 0.7.9 and 0.7.8 have been released.
  • Check out the latest open source Haxe projects over on GitHub.

Closed Source

From the Haxe Discord server
  • 01010111 shares a video of a game they are making for work inspired by Super Crate Box, made with PixiJS, OGMO and Echo.
  • Skyfire2008 has added a preloader to avoider.

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

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

In case you missed it
  • 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.

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!