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Haxe Game Development Essentials by Jeremy McCurdy

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Exploring advanced features

HaxeFlixel has a ton of features we didn't touch on in this book. The engine is frequently updated and has a large community of contributors. This gives you a lot of power and a lot of things that are just fun to play with. Let's go over a few.

Gamepads

HaxeFlixel has built-in support for gamepads such as the Xbox 360 controller. This means that you can create more hardcore console style experiences if you choose.

There is explicit support for Xbox, PS3, PS4, Ouya, and Logitech controllers. To learn more about HaxeFlixel's controller support, check their docs page at http://haxeflixel.com/documentation/gamepads/.

Physics

The add-ons library for HaxeFlixel adds support for the Nape Physics Engine. This enables you to create ...

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