Create captivating web applications with haXe using Packt's latest book

August 2011 | Content Management, Open Source

Packt's recently published book haXe 2 Beginner's Guide, s aimed at developers wanting to create web applications from scratch with haXe. Written by Benjamin Dasnois, the book will enable readers target multiple platforms using the same code and interface the code with the target platform.

haXe pronounced as hex is an open source programming language. haXe is a multiplatform language which can be used to target different platforms like Javascript, Flash, NekoVM, PHP, C++. It helps the developer choose the best platform for a given job. It provides a standardized language with many good features and a standard library that works the same on all platforms.

haXe 2 Beginner's Guide will enable readers to fully realize haXe's potential for translating code from a haXe program into different languages. The book starts off by teaching the reader how to install haXe, templating, and finally how to make the same code work for multiple platforms. Readers will also learn about inheritance, parameter and how to create their own parameterized classes.

Readers will learn about branching so that their program can make decisions and choose different paths according to conditions. The book also teaches about haXe's typing system and features such as type inference and Dynamic objects. With the help of this book, one will be able to write and use interfaces, typedefs, and enums and learn everything about the famed Dynamic type. Developers will also learn to create a whole dynamic website with haXe targeting JavaScript as a case study, even if they haven't touched haXe before.

This book is a part of the Packt Beginner's Guide series. Written in an engaging style, it offers step-by-step examples with screenshots at key steps and clear explanation of what is happening in each task. It is written for both beginners and developers who want to learn this multi-platform programming language to build web applications from scratch. To read more about the book and download a free chapter, please visit: www.packtpub.com/haxe-2-beginners-guide/book


haXe 2 Beginner's Guide
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