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▶  An Introduction to Rust from Go’s Perspective — Also billed as ‘Rust for Gophers’, this is an hour long talk (audio not great, sadly, but the video and live coding sections are good) to bring Go developers up to speed with Rust.

Damien Stanton

Do You Need Go, Docker or Kubernetes Training? — We offer on-site, remote and video 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.


Go Breaks Into The Top 10 in the TIOBE Index — Yes, the TIOBE index is a much critiqued attempt to index programming languages by their relative popularity but it’s been around a long time so Go finally breaking into the top 10 (up from #18 a year ago) is nonetheless notable relative to other languages.


Oragono 2.0: A Modern IRC Server Written in Go — Supports modern IRC chat features (e.g. IRCv3), UTF-8, and as of this week’s version 2, persistent history support, LDAP support, and full ‘bouncer’/always-on client support too.


An Announcement to Go Event Organizers over COVID-19 — Google has placed a ban on all international travel for employees until further notice and no Go team members intend to travel internationally until at least May 2020. As well as taking this into account, there are ways you can notify the community about the state of your events (including emailing us, if you need to get the word out).

Carmen Andoh (Google)

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📘 Articles & Tutorials

go test -v Streaming Output in Go 1.14+go test -v now streams t.Log output as it happens rather than waiting until the end yielding a ‘quality of life improvement’ for integration-style tests where there might be messages you’d be keen to know about in real time.

Dave Cheney

Working with Dates in Go — Covers two situations that can be problematic.. adding a day or a week to an existing date, and the misuse of time.Time for working with dates.

Filip Borkiewicz

Elixir-Style Actors in Go — This developer’s ‘foray into Elixir’ inspired the creation of Elixir-style actors in Go. Interesting though ultimately I’m not convinced this approach is necessary.

Preslav Rachev

🛠 Code & Tools

An Arkanoid Clone written in Go — For those who weren’t gaming in the 80s, think a bat and ball game 😄 This one is written in Go, uses the Ebiten 2D game engine, and follow an entity component system (ECS) architecture.