What is Haxe?
It is an open source toolkit based on a modern, high level, strictly typed programming language, a cross-compiler, a complete cross-platform standard library and ways to access each platform's native capabilities.
Haxe is a tool in the Templating Languages & Extensions category of a tech stack.
Haxe is an open source tool with 5.5K GitHub stars and 653 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Haxe's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Haxe?
17 companies reportedly use Haxe in their tech stacks, including GameDuell, Miniclip, and TiVo.
44 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Haxe.
Python, Node.js, HTML5, C#, and C++ are some of the popular tools that integrate with Haxe. Here's a list of all 8 tools that integrate with Haxe.
Pros of Haxe
- Extension methods
- Functional programming
- Ability to target alternate platforms such as C#.NET
- Ability to target devices that support only C++
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