Haxe Roundup 684

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

  • [events/upcoming] The next Haxe Roundup Roundup Discord event is scheduled for July 2nd. ⏳
  • Haxe Toolkit Support 1.4.0 released supports Intellij 2023 announcement.
  • Caribou has been updating the awesome Haxe gamedev list. 👍
  • OpenFL devlog: updateAfterEvent(), FileReference improvements & option to use Terser minifier.
  • 📌 Logo has been working on a list of people in the Haxe community on open platforms such as Mastodon.
  • 📌 Haxe.Social is a new unofficial Akkoma instance for Haxe developers and projects.
In case you missed it
  • Defender’s Quest 2’s Free Demo is Live now on Steam announcement article. Check out the Twitter 🧵 for pretty pictures.
  • Announcing Crop Rotation for Dice Tribes Ambitions article.
  • [devlog] Flipping Finces prototype Ludum Dare 53 article.
  • [devlog] Wartales Community Update #1 Out Now!

Videos & Music

  • Dead Cells mobile - Return to Castlevania DLC trailer.
  • 📝 Add a video related to Haxe.

Jobs, Bounties

Looking for work

Job listings

  • Backend Haxe devs wanted to make PVP deltarune fangame listing.
  • Ysbryd Games is looking for HaxePunk porters for a potential future title.
  • Sean James McKenzie of Armor Games Studios is looking for a team experienced in porting Haxe games to console.


Product Releases

In case you missed it
  • Juriën Meerlo has submitted Gravity Golfing to the app store for review.
  • Clyde has released the demo for Into the Necrovale onto Steam.

Previews & Demos

Open Source

Community Showcase
Via the Haxe Discord server
  • JDSherbert has shared Wwise-Soundbank-XML-Parser git - a small script to help with parsing AudioKinetic’s Wwise Soundbank XML’s.
  • M0rkeulv has released IntelliJ Haxe plugin version 1.4.1 on marketplace, and hopefully version 1.4.2 will be live today. If you dont want to wait you can get version 1.4.2 from GitHub right now.
Git Repos

Closed Source

Via the Haxe Discord server
  • [@tag] is making a small ability multiplayer shooter Spike Squared with Colyseus and HaxeFlixel.

Some Library Releases

People & Projects to support

  • Axol Studio is a small independent game development studio, making games with and contributing to HaxeFlixel.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Updates from the Haxe core

Current Proposals & Discussions

Core Changes

23~ updates have been made to Haxe in the last week.

  • Typed exceptions are no longer caught on certain targets issue.
  • Bitwise compound assignment inside of a Map switch statement causes Unbound variable and Compiler failure fixed.
  • Allow boolean operators in patterns merged.
In case you missed it

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. Head over to OSS Insights for more Haxe statistics.

Take it easy everyone, stay safe and see you next week. 🇺🇦