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Haxe Roundup № 424
Welcome to the latest edition of the Haxe Roundup. Haxe is a high level, strictly typed programming language and cross-compiler.
Haxe Summit 2018
- 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
- Checkout Haxe.org's new video section!
- Haxe.org now has its own merchandise shop!
4.0.0-preview.3has been released!
🎉Featuring new function type syntax,
finalkeyword and more!
- Introducing Shift by Lewis Lepton.
- HaxeFlixel Cutout Lighting by Pennie Quinn.
4.0was featured in GitHubs February 2018 Release Radar article.
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.
- Docler Holding are look for an front end focused Engineering Manager to join them! :lu:
- 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.
- Have an example you want to add? Consider contributing to the
Previews & Demos
- An example repository on how to use deeplinking inn Android using HaxeFlixel.
- Checkout the latest Trilateral weekend experiments/demos targeting HTML5 using Kha.
- What a lovely day for a run through the forest, made with HaxePunk.
App & Game Releases
- Add a new app release that uses Haxe.
Some Library Releases
🌟Now supports closure minification
🌟Now supports almost all Haxe targets
- [WIP] OpenFL 8 support for HaxeFlixel pull request.
- [WIP] Unreal
4.19changes for Unreal.hx pull request.
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.
Updates from the Haxe core
Current Proposals & Discussions
- Add support for complex type expressions proposal.
- Add a
Const<T>immutable wrapper type proposal.
- Add traits proposal.
- Add stack based tuples proposal.
key => valueiteration syntax proposal.
- Add polymorphic
- Global using at declaration site proposal.
- Haxelib Replacement Stage 2.
@: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.
23 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!