Welcome to the latest edition of the Haxe Roundup. Haxe is a high level, strictly typed programming language and cross-compiler.
News and Articles
- You can now binge watch this years Haxe US Summit 2018!
- Help improve Haxe by filling out the Haxe User Survey!
- The Haxe Foundation teams adds a recurring donation option!
- FlowPlay’s Vegas World Haxe Conversion Case Study.
- Hugh Sanderson has written docs for the HXCPP target.!
- How porting Defenders Quest: Valley of the Forgotten DX to the PSVita improved performance everywhere else.
- Send Lars Doucet some screenshots of projects made with Lime or OpenFL, to be used in an upcoming showcase!
- sfGML is a custom Haxe compiler module that outputs code for GameMaker projects!
- Jeff announces tools for working with Haxe and GraphQL.
- Comparing Haxe, Dart and TypeScript bench.
- Find how to get HaxeFlixel and OpenFL
8.xon a Raspberry Pi running Stretch [Updated].
- Videoplayer package
1.3.0for Atom IDE has been released.
- The Stars at Night are Big and Bright, an Renaine update.
Haxecoder.comwebsite tutorials have been retired to github.
Upcoming Events & Talks
- Add an upcoming event about Haxe.
Job Offers & Bounties
- The HaxeFoundation are still looking for a compiler developer to join the team.
- Imagination Sydney is looking for a creative developer with Haxe experience to join them.
- Proletariat Inc are looking for a Senior Gameplay Engineer to help them build their upcoming multiplayer game.
- Lars Doucet’s list of various open bounties.
- Add an available job involving Haxe.
- Have an example you want to add? Consider contributing to the code.haxe.org cookbook.
Previews & Demos
- IntelliJ IDEA Haxe plugin method creation preview.
- VSCode Haxe plugin “Typing is overrated, theres this neat thing called postfix completion”.
- Haxe GraphQL parser and type builder used by WootMath.
- Building a revamped site in Haxe and Kha instead of HTML5 and CSS3.
Some Library Releases
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.
- Lubos & contributors are creating Armory, an open source 3D game engine in Blender.
Updates from the Haxe core
Current Proposals & Discussions
- Add support for ES6 output proposal.
- Add support for Intersection types proposal.
- Add support for inlining functions at call location proposal.
- Add stack based tuples proposal.
key => valueiteration syntax proposal.
- Add polymorphic
- Global using at declaration site proposal.
@:nativeon structure fields.
- Add Type parameter variance for Enums.
- Add Default values for enum parameters.
- Add Inline markup literals.
- Add Module-level functions & variables.
- Add Type Matching.
- Add Macro method forwarding.
- Do you have an idea to improve Haxe? Consider creating a proposal.
61 commits have been made to Haxe compiler in the last week.
4todo list for completion mode issue.
- Implement inline XML syntax to allow DSLs issue.
- Full Unicode support delayed until after Haxe
- Allow qualified metadata names commit, eg
enum abstractsyntax merged.
externfield syntax merged.
- Improve display handling merged.
- Deprecate private structure fields commit.
- Avoid duplicate typing when unrolling loops commit.
- Add semver version support commit.
You can get started using the latest features by downloading a nightly build of Haxe.
Take it easy everyone and have a good week!