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WWX 2016 Slides

I have released my WWX 2016 Hxcpp Slides. You can find the source code on github.

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CFFI Prime For CFFI Users

CFFI (‘C Foreign Function Interface’) is a way of linking native code into a non-native VM, in this case Hxcpp. From the very beginning, Hxcpp supported a CFFI that was very similar to the neko CFFI. This was no accident, … Continue reading

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How I Improved Hxcpp Speed 6x

Let me start by qualifying the title with the obligatory phrase in some situations. TL;DR – it was probably too slow to start with. The performance story starts, like all good performance stories do, with a benchmark. I was looking … Continue reading

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NME Still Rocks

NME is over 8 years old now, and stronger than ever. As seen at the wwx2015, there are now many great frameworks you can use with haxe. I would like to outline what I believe are the core values of … Continue reading

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NME TLC

The latest version of NME adds a new feature to the tool, “Three Letter Compiler” (TLC). This feature is designed to get you going quickly on a new or existing project. First, make sure you have the latest NME installed. … Continue reading

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NME 5.0 (re)Released!

It has been a little while coming, but I have released a new version of NME, v5.0, available on haxelib today (“haxelib install nme”). If you wish to do some development rebuilding the nme binaries, you can also download the … Continue reading

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Multi-Language-Bench

I noticed that Google have a site that compares a few languages using a graph traversal benchmark. http://code.google.com/p/multi-language-bench/. So I thought it would be interesting to see how haxe/hxcpp fares. I started with a direct (ie, almost line-for-line) translation of … Continue reading

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Four Years – Still Kicking

Wow, I missed the 4-year anniversary. I have been a bit remiss in updating the old social-media postings of late, but will try harder. So apologies to those whose comments I have not answered, and I hope to do better … Continue reading

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Android + HXCPP – a Quickstart Guide

After having some success with making an Xcode template, I thought it would be relatively easy make something similar for eclipse and Android. However, there was nothing but pain for me when I tried, so instead I’ve decided to write … Continue reading

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New Releases!

Finally, I’ve managed to make a few more releases. Namely, HXCPP 2.06 and NME 2.0. HXCPP can be downloaded via “haxelib”, and works with the new 2.06 version of haxe. This release contains many bug fixes and optimizations. Also, when … Continue reading

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