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Three Modest Proposals Selected for Go 1.15 — Go 1.14 is due to be released next month, so thoughts have turned to Go 1.15 with three (relatively minor, feature-wise) proposals in particular being selected for development.

Robert Griesemer

Brad Fitzpatrick is Leaving Google — A long-time Googler and member of the core team (he wrote the HTTP/2 implementation, for example) is leaving Google. He’ll “still be around the Go community, but less, and differently.” After 24 hours, Brad got bored of being unemployed, and is now joining Tailscale.

Brad Fitzpatrick

The Easiest Way to Run Redis — Better monitoring, seamless scaling, and automatic version upgrades make RedisGreen the preferred choice for teams.

RedisGreen

Building Containers without Docker — In a quest for a lighter toolchain and a faster build, Alex runs through some examples of open-source builders for containerizing a basic Go app. There’s at least one option here you’ll like, I reckon.

Alex Ellis

Go 1.13.7 and Go 1.12.16 Released — Minor security issue releases covering a Windows 10 certificate validation bypass and malformed input to /x/crypto/cryptobyte that can cause a panic.

Go Forum

💻 Jobs

Find a Job Through Vettery — Vettery is completely free for job seekers. Make a profile, name your salary, and connect with hiring managers from top employers.

Vettery

📘 Articles & Tutorials

Converting a Static Site to Buffalo — A nice intro to how Buffalo (basically an entire eco-system of things for building Go-powered webapps) works. It’s pretty neat to turn a site into a single binary too.

Cory LaNou

▶  Reflections on 10 Years of Go — Covers the background to the creation of Go, why it was made, and how things have developed over the past 10 years. Recorded at DevFest Istanbul last November.

Carmen Andoh and Van Riper

▶  Grokking Go.dev — Late last year, the Go team released go.dev, a site designed to act as a ‘hub’ of sorts for Go developers. This episode of Go Time digs into what it’s all about and how it was built.

Go Time Podcast podcast

🛠 Code & Tools

v8go: Execute JavaScript from Go — Lets you create V8 contexts and run code eval-style. This latest release brings things up to V8 8.0 standards.

Roger Chapman

Microsoft Application Inspector: A New Source Code Analyzer — A software source code analysis tool that helps identify and surface well-known features and other interesting characteristics of source code to aid in determining what the software is or what it does. Supports numerous languages including Go and JavaScript.

Microsoft