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▶  The State of Go 2020: Changes Since Go 1.12 — What’s happened to since 1.12 and what’s coming up for 1.14? Francesc Campoy and Maartje Eyskens took 25 minutes at last week’s FOSDEM event to bring us all up to speed. Hate videos? Here’s the slides which stand up well on their own.

Francesc Campoy and Maartje Eyskens

Do You Need Go, Docker or Kubernetes Training? — We offer on-site corporate training for engineers that want to learn Go, Docker and/or Kubernetes. Having trained over 5,000 engineers, we have carefully crafted these classes for students to get as much value as possible.

Ardan Labs

Why Discord Is Switching From Go to Rust — This is causing consternation, as you might imagine. Especially since the comparison is to Go 1.9.2 vs Rust nightly builds and principally comes down to garbage collection.

Jesse Howarth

Great news for TinyGo, an increasingly popular Go compiler for targeting ‘small places’ (such as microcontrollers and WebAssembly), with it becoming a Google sponsored project. Its future looks bright.

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📘 Articles & Tutorials

Testing in Go: Golden Files — An approach to not hard coding expected test result values in your source code and instead using external ‘golden’ files.

Ilija Eftimov

🛠 Code & Tools

Fiber: An Express.js-Styled Web Framework for GoFiber is a basic HTTP service framework inspired by Node’s Express.js (which in turn was inspired by Ruby’s Sinatra) that’s actually aimed at making Node developer’s lives a bit easier when they move to Go. Being fast is a huge bonus too.

Vic Shóstak