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10 Year Anniversary!

Wow, 10 years. We have seen a lot in the last decade. Rise of mobile, fall of flash and the rise of html5. And Hxcpp and Nme still manage to survive and adapt. Nme just had a new release, 6.0.58. … Continue reading

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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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