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Haxe Game Development Essentials by Jeremy McCurdy

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Hello World

Now that we have everything we need installed, we should make sure that Haxe, OpenFL, and HaxeFlixel are all up and running. To do this, we'll create a new project using the command line, run it, and then add an image to the screen to ensure that we can make changes.

Creating a project

To create a project, open up a command or terminal window and navigate to the folder in which you want your game's folder to be created.

After doing this, enter this command:

flixel tpl -n "HelloWorld"

This will create a new folder using the standard HaxeFlixel project template. It will also create project files for your code-editing tool of choice, allowing for quick integration out of the box.

Tip

If HaxeFlixel doesn't automatically open your project in ...

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