Haxe 3.4.0

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Source Code: The source code for this release is available on Github under the 3.4.0 tag.

API Documentation: Download the API documentation for this version as a ZIP file: api-3.4.0.zip.

Release Notes

Dear Community,

On behalf of the Haxe Foundation I am proud to announce that Haxe 3.4.0 is now officially released! It is available along with the changelog at https://haxe.org/download.

We focused on bugfixes since 3.4.0-rc.2 and now think that we have reached a point where we can make a stable release.

Please test your Haxe code with this version and let us know if you come across any problems at https://github.com/HaxeFoundation/haxe/issues.

Thank you for your support

Change Log

2017-01-31: 3.4.0

General improvements and optimizations:

  • all : support completion for static extensions (#5766)
  • all : removed neko dependency for macros, use PCRE instead
  • all : disabled analyzer optimizations by default, re-enable with -D analyzer-optimize
  • php7 : generate native $v instanceof MyType instead of Std.is(v, MyType) where possible for better performance
  • php7 : added @:phpNoConstructor meta for externs which do not have native php constructors and yet can be constructed
  • php7 : greatly reduced amount of generated tmp vars
  • php7 : Array performance improvements
  • hl : made various improvements

Bugfixes:

  • all : fixed using picking up non-static abstract functions (#5888)
  • all : fixed issue with side-effect detection when optimizing (#5911)
  • all : fixed issue with zlib bindings causing zlib_deflate errors (#5941)
  • php7 : Allow user-defined modules in php package (#5921)
  • php7 : Dereference some of php.Syntax methods if required (#5923)
  • php : fixed assigning a method of dynamic value to a variable (#5469)
  • php : fixed missing initialization of dynamic methods in classes with empty constructors (#4723)

Full Changelog: See all commits between tags 3.4.0-rc2 and 3.4.0 on Haxe's Github account.