Haxe Roundup № 474

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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.

Haxe US Summit 2019

Community Updates

News and Articles

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Videos & Music

  • Add a video related to Haxe.

Upcoming Events & Talks

Job Offers & Bounties

Product Releases

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Code Examples

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Open Source

Closed Source

Some Library Releases

Framework Updates

  • [kha] Bitmap baking optimization (over 100x speedup) merged.

People & Projects to support

  • Robert Konrad, the Kha author, is creating Programming Toolkits.
  • Lubos & contributors are creating Armory, an open source 3D game engine in Blender.
  • OpenFL is creating free open source software.
  • HaxeUI is creating an open source user interface libraries.
  • HaxeFlixel is creating an open source, cross plaform 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.
  • Lewis Lepton is creating tutorials, code and videos.
  • Eric Bishton is creating the Haxe plugin for IntelliJ IDEA.
  • Will Blanton is creating HaxeFlixel tutorials.
  • Matthew Wallace is creating Haxe By Example tutorials.
  • August Late is creating unique 2D lighting tech.

Updates from the Haxe core

Current Proposals & Discussions

Core Changes

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

  • Fast version of startsWith/ endsWith merged.
  • Field final access is lost during conversion to ComplexType issue.
  • [cpp] Turn on hxcpp_smart_strings by default issue.
  • [eval] Array issue with push/pop/set issue.
  • [js] Shared state for multiple Haxe generated JS modules pull request.
  • Cannot read & write with type inference issue.
  • -java-lib on non Java targets issue.
  • [js] @:forward abstracts over Array will not use inline iterator issue.
  • Sys Unicode unit tests issue.
  • [nullsafety] haxe.DynamicAccess vs safety issue.
  • Final vs never vs null. Again. Pull request.
  • OcamHaxe release 1.3 supporting Haxe 4.0 release.
In case you missed it
  • [python] Resources are not embedded issue.
  • Allow #if (some.field) merged.
  • @:using not working on interfaces issue & discussion.
  • Static extension @:using doesn’t seem to work on abstract fixed.
  • @:using should work on typedefs issue.
  • Reconstruct do-loops pull request.
  • [php] Improve generation of anonymous objects declaration with a 50% speed improvement issue.

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

Take it easy everyone and have a good week!