Haxe Roundup 710

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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

  • [upcoming/event] The next HaxeJam 2024: Summer Jam is scheduled for June 9th till June 15th!
  • [upcoming/event] The next Haxe Roundup Roundup Discord Event is scheduled for 9th June at 18:45.
  • Renaine: The Allies We Made Along The Way article.
  • 🏡Village Generator 1.6.0: palisades article by Oleg Dolya.
  • Catch-up with the latest detailed development updates from Aidan for the in-progress Coroutines for Haxe. ⭐
  • Introducing snake-server, a simple local web server for Haxe article by Josh Tynjala. Also posted on community forum.
  • Fraymakers: A New Survey, Character 7 Progress and Assist Content Results May 2024 Update.
  • Minicology: E-Corp Intergalactic Almanac: Steam’s Open World Survival Crafting Fest article.
  • Northgard: Sneak Peek - Designing the Hounds article and Hounds Game Design article.
  • Northgard: Clan of the Hounds Reveal.
  • Fraymakers: Unique Assists Workshop Content Results & Progress Update article.


  • Minicology Patch 1.20: Finding Balance in the Miniverse post.
In case you missed it
  • 🏡Village Generator 1.5.4: spotlight and improved roads article by Oleg Dolya.
  • Minicology 1.13 patch notes: QoL, Farming and… Ladders!

Videos & Music

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


Product Releases

  • None this week.
In case you missed it
  • Increpare has released Tetrarch made with HaxeFlixel.

Previews & Demos

Open Source

Community Showcase
Via the Haxe Discord server
  • Introducing go2hx’s new extern system! Interface with go2hx in a Haxe style with standard Haxe types.
Git Repos
  • haxe-unix-sockets git - Unix sockets ported to Haxe.
  • haxe-mysql git - MySQL implementation for Haxe using libffi.
  • mxhx-language-server git - A language server for MXHX, which is a markup language for Haxe.
  • Giuss-Maze git - A little game made for their sister’s birthday.
  • HaxeUI-HTML5 gets two new properties, which “enable the app to utilize the browsers native scroll capabilities” by Ian Harrigan.
  • Check out the latest open source Haxe projects over on GitHub.

Closed Source

Via the Haxe Discord server
  • Trading journal/home base app made with HaxeUI & Ceramic to track trades on markets by NotBilly.
  • Custom editor, with custom UI based on imgui, integrated into game engine by foreignsasquatch.

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

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

  • [core] Abstract multitype value that is generic does not generate correctly in 4.3.4 issue.
In case you missed it
  • [struct-init] Ignore non-physical fields merged.
  • [ci] Make mac univeral builds more universal pull request.
  • [hxb] Ignore invalidations during display requests merged.
  • Don’t bind foreign type paramaters in definition mode merged.
  • [hxb] Signature dependencies part 2 merged.
  • Valid redefinition work merged.
  • [cpp] Fix abstract class functions with default values merged.
  • [macro] Reification pattern matching regression issue.
  • Fix -D dump-dependencies pull request.
  • [hxb] Add define to opt out of hxb cache pull request.
  • [macro] Don’t choke on namePos for reification pattern matching 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. Head over to OSS Insights for more Haxe statistics.

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