Professional haXe and Neko

Professional haXe and Neko

by Franco Ponticelli, Lee McColl-Sylveste
     
 

Professional haXe and Neko

haXe is an exciting new programming language, as well as a compiler and a framework, that can be used to build web applications and write code aimed at multiple platforms on an array of operating systems. Neko is a fast, flexible, and reliable cross-platform virtual machine that allows for the execution of haXe applications on

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Professional haXe and Neko

haXe is an exciting new programming language, as well as a compiler and a framework, that can be used to build web applications and write code aimed at multiple platforms on an array of operating systems. Neko is a fast, flexible, and reliable cross-platform virtual machine that allows for the execution of haXe applications on Windows®, Mac®, or Linux® desktops. As the first title to focus on haXe and Neko, this book walks you through unleashing the potential of these two free tools in order to use them to develop desktop and web based applications, including server-side and client side logic, using a single language. Step-by-step instructions and helpful examples uncover adventurous ways to build dynamic, database-driven web sites with Ajax-powered pages and eye-catching Flash content—all with using only the solitary language of haXe.

What you will learn from this book

  • How to install and use haXe
  • Tips for understanding functions and variables in haXe
  • How to build desktop applications using Flash, native GUI frameworks and SDL
  • How to communicate effectively between Flash®, JavaScript® and the Server
  • Tips for understanding functions, variables and Object Oriented Programming in haXe
  • Techniques for building reusable code
  • The benefits of haXe advanced features such as templates, reflection,XML and cross-complication

Who this book is for
This book is for web developers who are looking to reduce the number of languages that are required to produce a single software solution. Experience with ActionScript, Java, or another ECMA language is helpful but not required.

Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470122136
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/05/2008
Series:
Programmer to Programmer Series
Pages:
619
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.22(h) x 1.36(d)

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