Haxe Roundup № 427

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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

Haxe Summit 2018

  • Meet the HaxeFoundations new Marketing Director Phil Chertok who will be presenting Blossom.hx: Growing Haxe Together at this years Haxe Summit! 🌟 🎉
  • Haxe Summit 2018 developer interview with Nicolas Cannasse.
  • Haxe Summit 2018 developer interview with Thomas J. Webb from Osaka Red LLC. 🌟
  • Haxe Summit 2018 has been announced which will take place in Seattle, May 3-5 2018! 🎉
  • This years Haxe Summit 2018 has a great deal with the Seattle Hilton. 💵
  • The Haxe Summit team can provide invitation letters to help get a US Visa to attend this years conference.
  • FlowPlay are sponsoring this years Haxe Summit.

News and Articles

  • You can now leave comments on the Haxe manual and code cookbook, powered by utteranc.es. 🌟
  • Version 1.0.1 of the Haxe Toolkit plugin for IntellilJ IDEA, Android Studio, and other JetBrains products has been released. IntelliJ-Haxe Release Announcement.
  • The VSCode Haxe extension, Vshaxe 1.10.0 has been released using some of VSCode’s API improvements.
  • Slack iOS engineer who uses Haxe to write common text format parser for various server and client platforms wonders if Haxe can add swift target? 👍

Upcoming Events & Talks

  • CreativeMagic will be speaking about indie/freelance gamedev while teaching a student, using Haxe & OpenFL on April 27th. You can find out more on the community.haxe.org.
  • Add an upcoming event about Haxe.

Job Offers & Bounties

  • Lars Doucet’s list of various open bounties. 🌍
  • The Haxe Foundation are recruiting! They are looking for a Compiler Developer and Marketing & Communications Evangelist to join them!. 🌟 🌍
  • Add an available job involving Haxe.

Code Examples

  • Have an example you want to add? Consider contributing to the code.haxe.org cookbook.

Previews & Demos

Open Source

App & Game Releases

Some Library Releases

Library Updates

  • NPM-Haxe v5 supports HaxeLib dependencies merged.
  • Kha gets initial working Hashlink support merged! 🌟
  • Haxe modular now supports Uglifyjs merged.

People & Projects to support

  • OpenFL is creating free open source software.
  • HaxeFlixel is creating an open source, cross plaform 2D game engine.
  • HaxeUI is creating an open source user interface libraries.
  • Will Blanton is creating HaxeFlixel tutorials.
  • Lewis Lepton is creating tutorials, code and videos.
  • Dan Korostelev is working on the Haxe compiler.
  • August Late is creating unique 2D lighting tech.
  • Mark Knol is working on Haxe and its documentation.
  • Aurel Bílý is creating Haxe games and apps.
  • Eric Bishton is creating the Haxe plugin for IntelliJ IDEA.
  • Ilya Malanin is creating improvements for the Haxe IntelliJ IDEA plugin.
  • Matthew Wallace is creating Haxe By Example tutorials.
  • Slava Ra is creating improvements for FlashDevelop and HaxeDevelop.

Updates from the Haxe core

Current Proposals & Discussions

Core Changes

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

You can get started using the latest features by downloading a nightly build of Haxe.

Take it easy everyone and have a good week!