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News & fundamentals
Writing a good Go package starts with its name. Think of your package’s name as an elevator pitch, you have to describe what it does using just one word.
Hi there, over the past few months the signals we’ve got is that the core Go team has no interest in continuing the work of dep, or to contribute code to it.
We have just released go1.12beta2, a beta version of Go 1.12. It is cut from the master branch at the revision tagged go1.12beta2.
A filed issue stated that there was not one standard import path that worked for both a non-module and module user-base if you were a library author using this package.
Some time ago my friends and I came up with an idea of merging our IRC bots and rewriting them in Go.
It is not desirable in the production environment to be such a big size due to the below reasons.
Hashicorp Vault is an Encryption-as-a-Service tool that is used to securely store and access secrets. At zenAptix we are using Vault as an internal CA for various OpenShift application services.
Over the last few weeks I had some free time to improve my graphql parsing library.
The cache is one of the greatest innovations of computer science. It significantly reduces work on the CPU and provides massive performance gains in terms of speed. 😃
The 2.6.0 release of Prometheus includes WAL loading optimisations to make startup faster.
The complete guide to a beginner on using the GetSetDB — a NoSQL, key-value pair database that lives in memory but is even more efficient than Redis.
One of the most interesting data structures Python has built-in is the OrderedDict.
The release of Metasploit 5.0, the culmination of work by the Metasploit team over the past year.
About Gox, a tool to easily cross-compile multiple version of a binary in parallel. And also Ghr, a tool to upload multiple binary files as a Github release.
At the core of Dropbox’s Service Oriented Architecture is Courier, its gRPC-based Remote Procedure Call (RPC) framework.
A high-performance, open-source universal RPC framework. Client applications can directly call methods on a server application on a different machine as if it was a local object.
Discussed at the last page of an interview with Kris Holmes of the Bigelow & Holmes design studio. Holmes worked in the areas of typeface design, calligraphy, lettering, signage, graphic design, screenwriting and filmmaking. Read more about Go fonts.
I’ve finally dove deep into Go and managed to cobble together my first Go application, a dispatch API server.
A common idea since 1995 or so is that the world doesn’t need another programming language — we have all the languages necessary and it’s just a matter of perfection.
We implemented our replication service in Golang 1.11 in approximately 2,700 lines of code. It can be found at https://github.com/tonyyanga/gdp-replicate.
We present Angela, a concurrent and distributed sparse merkle tree implementation. The orchestrator distributes the work to multiple worker nodes written in Golang for concurrent merkle tree updates.
In this paper, 865 Go projects from GitHub are analysed in order to understand how message passing concurrency is used in publicly available code.
Wondering how to make sure your Go package is backwards compatible with Deps? How about Go 1.8? In this video, Mark Bates will walk through the most common mistakes that package maintainers make when implementing Go modules, as well as how to properly handle forward and backwards compatibility for Dep, Go Modules, older versions of Go, and more.