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Go 1.15 Released — Hit up the release notes to through everything that’s new, but the highlights include substantial improvements to the linker, better allocation in some cases, and various core library improvements. This is a step forward for Go, however, rather than a feature-packed leap. Do note, though, that some people ran into issues with TLS connections involving certificates without SANs (now fixed in this case but may cause issues elsewhere).

The Go Blog

Proposal: Register-Based Go Calling Convention — This proposal hopes to increase performance (well, throughput) by changing the Go ABI’s stack-based calling convention to a register-based version. This won’t affect most Go developers at a day to day level, but feel free to read on for the gritty details.

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Why Go Modules Are Faster Than GOPATH — The short answer is modules usually end up having to download much less code (in some cases, zero code) for a given set of dependencies. Hurray for progress!

Tyler Bui-Palsulich

AWS Lambda Now Supports Go on Amazon Linux 2 — AWS Lambda, Amazon’s serverless platform, has supported Go directly for a while now, but support has now been extended to the newer Amazon Linux 2 runtime.

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