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Haxe Reviews

Haxe is an open source toolkit based on a modern, high level, strictly typed programming language.

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Haxe and what they use it for.
  • Writing an OS in Rust to run on RISC-V
    Something like Haxe? Obviously not “any” language but it has more compile targets than your average bear. - Source: Hacker News / 28 days ago
  • Haxe-neovim a new toolchain to build NeoVim plugins
    Hello, fellow NeoVim enthusiasts! Today, I'm excited to introduce a new toolchain for building neovim plugins using Haxe. Haxe is a statically typed language that is known for its safety and efficiency, making it a great choice for building complex applications. - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • Ask HN: I just want to have fun programming again
    Seems like Haxe ( might be fun for you. Per others, though, perhaps it's the motivation that's required. Do you want to write games? - Source: Hacker News / about 2 months ago
  • Is adobe actionscript still used?
    A chunk of the Flash game developer community went to HaXe (, so you might like using HaXe. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • Alternatives to Adobe Flash for game development?
    There is and I think there are a few projects for converting actionscript to haxe. - Source: Reddit / 6 months ago
  • Uno platform: build single-codebase applications across all platforms
    Is it somehow comparable to Haxe? ( - Source: Hacker News / 7 months ago
  • Deobfuscating SWF files for fun and for nostalgia
    On the other end of the spectrum, there is also Haxe which instead provides a language and syntax similar to ActionScript (which is used in Flash files) that can target a multitude of platforms with one codebase. Haxe also has tools to help convert ActionScript codebases to Haxe which has been met with moderate success. - Source: / 7 months ago
  • Meta makes Rust endorsed server-side language
    They actually create/use Hack. Haxe is something else. - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago
  • What programming language / engine is dicey dungeons made in?
    Dicey Dungeons is created with Haxe, using my own framework, which is an extension on top of OpenFL and HaxeStarling. - Source: Reddit / 9 months ago
  • [AskJS] Which Languages Compile To Clean, Modular JS?
    Haxe is worth a look too. Very mature and compiles to lots of targets: - Source: Reddit / 9 months ago
  • Make Tracker Tunes in the Browser
    It is nice to see that finally this can be done in the web. I worked a bit in web-based sound around 2008 for the music playback in some Flash games[0] I was working on and at the time sound was woefully limited. I wanted to use MOD music because of their much smaller size (i wanted to keep my games less than 1MB in size because at the time many people had slow connections and really you didn't want people to wait... - Source: Hacker News / 10 months ago
  • Programming Language Comparison Cheat Sheet
    Err. "Which topics are you missing?" I don't think you even started :) What about haskell/ocaml/erlang? Leaving Prolog aside, what about Lua/Julia? How do they fit into your table? Derivatives like Scala/Kotlin with a target of JVM. Or go/rust/C# with the target to Webassembly. What about MS CRT and their lot of enterprise dev languages? Good concepts from "more mature" languages propagate into modern - like... - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • C app that can build C apps
    - There are also languages that transpile to C and help you avoid build system PAIN (take for an example). - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • I’m new to computers but I’m 22 where do I start??
    I don't know if it is considered "easy" but I use Haxe. I think that it is pretty easy to understand and it compiles directly to c++ (one of the, when even the fastest programming language) which is a big plus (especially in game dev and such). - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • Is there a compiler that can compile source code into a bunch of source codes for different platforms?
    Haxe was designed for this exactly. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Code specialization for the MIR lightweight JIT compiler
    What's wrong with Haxe for a language trans-compilation target for the MIR language? Haxe is a pretty cool open-source project and has been going for quite awhile now. - Source: Hacker News / about 1 year ago
  • Aground game engine
    Fully (or at least almost fully) in-house, mostly using Haxe. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • PHP – The Right Way
    I'm trying to learn , so that if some target language does not work, I could use some other target language. Currently I have hard time updating to newer version of Node.js, dependencies etc. I tried to code something with PHP 8.1 directly, but I presume any following update could change syntax etc. - Source: Hacker News / about 1 year ago
  • Ask HN: How to build flash game in 2022?
    1. 2. Always know it’s an arms race. - Source: Hacker News / about 1 year ago
  • [AskJS] Can Javascript be used for a browser game and an Android game?
    If you're open for another solution entirely, Haxe is a very sophisticated C-like language evolved from ActionScript (Flash) that cross compiles for web, mobile and desktop. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Languages similar to crystal?
    Maybe have a look at Haxe. It's statically typed and suppports pattern matching and macros. It's also very easy to learn if you have ever used Java and JavaScript before. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Haxe

Top 10 Mobile Game Development Tools For Intellectual Games
It has a wealth of game frameworks and libraries and a vast range of features and APIs to create masterpiece mobile games. Given the fact that Haxe is fast enough to work all the way excellently through the development, game developers prefer Haxe.
The Best 15 Mobile Game Engines / Development Platforms & Tools in 2020
Haxe is a programming language that resembles Java, C++, PHP or AS3 languages. It also includes a library from which you can select frameworks and choose between a wide range of functions and procedures (APIs) to develop your mobile game.
Frameworks & Tools to Develop Cross-Platform Desktop Apps – Best of
Cons: Programs with native AS3 libraries are not yet fully supported by Haxe. Beside this, debugging difficulties increase after language translation of the source code, hence building something with Haxe requires high coding standards.

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