Haxe Roundup 707

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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

  • HaxeUI 1.7.0 has been released! 🌟
    • With lots of new CSS features, new styles, new components, new animations, an impressive community showcase and Ian’s plans for the 2.0 release!
    • HaxeUI is one of those projects that inspires you with each release & update. 👏
  • IntelliJ IDEA Haxe Plugin version 1.5.1 and 1.5.2 have been released!
  • The latest comments from the Auto Closing proposal.
  • The latest comments from the Cast Specification discussion.
  • Aidan Lee’s latest update on Coroutines for Haxe.
  • 🏰 Medieval Fanatasy City Generator 0.11.1: Improved Map Labels by Oleg Dolya.
  • First Offical Fraymakers Workshop Contest: Unique Assists!
  • Minicology is Launching on April 25th 2024!
  • Minicology E-Corp Intergalactic Almanac: Procedural Generation.
  • HaxeFlixel Site Update announcement.


In case you missed it
  • The latest compiler async io update from Aidan on Object Lifetimes.
  • IntelliJ IDEA Haxe Plugin version 1.4.47 has been released.
  • Given only a reference to a method, can I get the instance the method belongs to in Haxe? question & answer.
  • Minicology: E-Corp Intergalactic Almanac: The Nano-Tool article.
  • Bring It On! 0.14.16 bugs fixes and improvements galore!
  • Northgard patch notes for 26/03/24, plus, Claws & Jaws preview - Wild Foes.
  • Dune: Spice Wars patch notes for 02/04/24.
  • Wartales Roadmap Update for 21/03/24.

Videos & Music

  • Armory3D Tutorial 31 Shop video.
  • Armory3D Tutorial Asteroids Introduction video.
  • 📌 Reminder that Squidly does a Haxe dev stream every weekday on Twitch. 6pm EST -> 12am EST Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday. 12pm EST -> 6pm EST Thursday/Friday.
  • 📝 Add a video related to Haxe.
In case you missed it

Jobs, Bounties

Available for work

  • You can hire Tim Hely, a highly experienced Haxe & HaxeFlixel developer, with 20+ years of experience!
  • Alex Johansson is looking for a part time/contractor role.

Job listings

  • None.


Product Releases

  • None this week.
In case you missed it
  • Slameron has released Diced Up!, a shooter where you get new perks and unlock new weapons as floors progress, available on Newgrounds.
  • Zwodahs has released Kadoko, a short deduction game, sudoku + poker.

Previews & Demos

Open Source

Community Showcase
Via the Haxe Discord server
Git Repos
  • dla-anim git - Diffusion-limited aggregation animation generator.
  • Check out the latest open source Haxe projects over on GitHub.

Closed Source

  • None this week.

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

26~ updates have been made to Haxe since the last issue.

In case you missed it
  • Apply @:using after build macros merged.
  • Missing type parameter infor when return type inferred from interface issue.
  • Delay macro build order change with -D haxe-next pull request.
  • [hxb] Detect need for local context in nested anons merged.
  • Catch missing standard library in init macros merged.
  • [hashlink] Single and hl.F32 function args for callMethod stack issue fixed.
  • Fix @:generic with multiple calls merged.
  • [hxcpp] Abstract wrapping extern cannot find the extern 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. Head over to OSS Insights for more Haxe statistics.

Take it easy everyone, stay safe and see next time. ☮🕊