Jeff Ward – Haxe Notes For ECMA Coders: Object Literal Notation

Must read article by Jeff Ward:

ECMAScript programmers (JavaScript, ActionScript, etc) are familiar with writing object literals in JSON notion. This appears to work in Haxe, but you’ll quickly run into pitfalls and type issues. A bit of background about the Haxe type system will help you avoid a lot of frustration.

How long can a file name be on windows?

How long can a file name be on windows?

It depends on the length of the complete path to the file (such as C:\Program Files\filename.txt). Windows limits a single path to 260 characters. This is why you might occasionally get an error when copying a file with a very long file name to a location that has a longer path than the file’s original location.


2014 I ran into it (again) while extracting ZIP archives with Adobe AIR ZIP library. Note to myself: DO NOT FORGET WILL STILL BE VALID in 2020!