Haxe Roundup 711

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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

  • [ongoing/events] The next HaxeJam 2024: Summer Jam has started and runs till June 15th!
  • Tenjutsu Announcement by Sébastien Benard! ⭐
  • 🏡Village Generator 1.6.1: palisades in JSON and small visual improvements article by Oleg Dolya.
  • Wartales Community Update 3 Out Now!


In case you missed it
  • 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.

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

  • Friday Night Funkin “Pit Stop” Update, with 2 new songs and UI revamps! 🎤
  • Northgard Clan of the Hounds is Available Now.
  • Renaine is a cute n’ colorful game featuring weird characters, smooth as butter combat, amazing music and Chompy petting! Check out the new trailer.

Via the Haxe Discord server

Previews & Demos

Open Source

Community Showcase
  • The latest Friday Night Funkin’ update is open source, and the latest content update included over 20 community contributions! 👏
Git Repos

Closed Source

  • The latest Renaine GIFs:
Via the Haxe Discord server

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

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

  • [macro] Can’t use mixed arrays with macros issue.
  • [macro] Compiler.exclude() doesn’t work for module-level fields issue.
  • [hlc] Weird compiler error issue.
  • For loop is not removed if variable is used issue.
  • Do not store warnings as cache bound objects during display requests issue.
  • Compiler failure tUnification unknown position fixed.
  • Expose TVar VStatic flag in macros merged.
  • Use structural equality in generic_substitute_type pull request.
In case you missed it
  • [core] Abstract multitype value that is generic does not generate correctly in 4.3.4 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. ☮🕊