Quick install

This tutorial is for the TL;DR crowd... You just want to get started ... right!

Choose your OS:

At the time of writing, the version is Haxe 3.2.1, but don't let that stop you when that has changed

OSX

Step 0: You have joined an elite Haxe force!

You are cooler then a polar bear!

Step 1: Install Haxe

You can find installers and binaries for Windows, OS X and Linux on http://haxe.org/download/.

  • Download
  • And install

Step 2: Install Editor

You need an editor, lets install Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code

On the homepage of Visual Studio Code find the button called "Download for OSX" (it right in your face, a big button).

  • Download
  • And install

Step 3: Install VSCode - Haxe Extension Pack

To get VSCode working with Haxe you should install the "Haxe Extension Pack"

(Haxe Extension Pack )

  • Launch VS Code
  • Quick Open (⌘+P)
  • Paste the following command: ext install haxe-extension-pack
  • And type enter

It currently contains 3 extensions

But that might become more in the future!

Step 4 (extra): Install haxelib libraries

This is not necessary but something you eventually need to do.

  • Open terminal
  • Copy and past the following
haxelib install hxnodejs
haxelib git js-kit https://github.com/clemos/haxe-js-kit.git haxelib
haxelib install markdown
haxelib install msignal

Step 5 (Extra): Install NPM/Node.js

Download Node.js: get your version here: https://nodejs.org/

  • Download
  • And install

Now you have access to NPM.

  • Open terminal
  • Copy and paste the following (and see current NPM version)
npm -v

Linux

Step 0: You have joined an elite Haxe force!

You are cooler then a polar bear!

Step 1: Install Haxe

You can find installers and binaries for Windows, OS X and Linux on http://haxe.org/download/.

  • Download
  • And install

Step 2: Install Editor

You need an editor, lets install Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code

On the homepage of Visual Studio Code find the button called "Download" (its right in your face, a big button).

  • Download
  • And install

Step 3: Install VSCode - Haxe Extension Pack

To get VSCode working with Haxe you should install the "Haxe Extension Pack"

(Haxe Extension Pack )

  • Launch VS Code
  • Quick Open (⌘+P)
  • Paste the following command: ext install haxe-extension-pack
  • And type enter

It currently contains 3 extensions

But that might become more in the future!

Step 4 (extra): Install haxelib libraries

This is not necessary but something you eventually need to do.

  • Open terminal
  • Copy and paste the following
haxelib install hxnodejs
haxelib git js-kit https://github.com/clemos/haxe-js-kit.git haxelib
haxelib install markdown
haxelib install msignal

Step 5 (Extra): Install NPM/Node.js

Download Node.js: get your version here: https://nodejs.org/

  • Download
  • And install

Now you have access to NPM.

  • Open terminal
  • Copy and paste the following (and see current NPM version)
npm -v

Windows

Step 0: You have joined an elite Haxe force!

You are cooler then a polar bear!

Step 1: Install Haxe

You can find installers and binaries for Windows, OS X and Linux on http://haxe.org/download/.

  • Download
  • And install

Step 2: Install Editor

You need an IDE, install HaxeDevelop

On the homepage of HaxeDevelop find the button called "Download" (its right in your face, a big button).

  • Download
  • And install

Step 3 (extra): Install haxelib libraries

This is not necessary but something you eventually need to do.

  • Open terminal
  • Copy and past the following
haxelib install hxnodejs
haxelib git js-kit https://github.com/clemos/haxe-js-kit.git haxelib
haxelib install markdown
haxelib install msignal

Step 4 (Extra): Install NPM/Node.js

Download Node.js: get your version here: https://nodejs.org/

  • Download
  • And install

Now you have access to NPM.

  • Open terminal
  • Copy and paste the following (and see current NPM version)
npm -v

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