Golang Ninjas Newsletter — Issue #12

Weekly letter · Maarten Bezemer · July 22· Join for free or add the newsletter rss

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Go 1.11 (expected to be released in August 2018) adds experimental support for modules. Let’s take a look and see what this means for Go developers. By JAXenter.com.


I wanted to play with Ubuntu 18.04 on a spare machine. This gave me an excuse to try out the modules feature recently merged into the Go 1.11 development branch. By Dave Cheney.

By Russ Cox.



Despite of other properties programming languages are statically typed (eg. GO) and dynamically typed (eg. Python). By Gegham Jivanyan.


We create an array with 4 items, then using each, we create a block iterating over the fruits array, with a local variable fruit, then we print the value of fruit using puts. By Joel Bryan Juliano.



I was guided for many years to write generalised functions and to create layers upon layers of abstraction so things don’t break as business requirements change.


This post assumes a base level of knowledge in AWS Lambda functions written in Go. By Zach Johnson.

By Aditya Mukerjee.


We talk about how the DHT is implemented for hydra. We are assuming that the reader is already aware of the Kademlia protocol. If not read this to get up to date. By Karanbir Chahal.


Go has a fantastic multi-threading API which allows for all sorts of opportunities for building high performance tools, including one of my favourites, a port scanner! By Kent Gruber.



Maintain an external cache in another application layer. We are going to maintain an in-memory cache in a Go service, using PostgreSQL LISTEN and NOTIFY features. By Dimitri Fontaine.


Before continuing please ensure you’ve read the first installment of this series — How to test TCP/UDP connections in Go — Part 1. By William Gough.



We’ll learn how to teach the prose library to recognize a completely new entity label called PRODUCT. It will represent various brand names such as “Windows 10”. By errata.ai.


Create a web app that uses Couchbase as the NoSQL database, Go for the web application backend, GraphQL for the frontend query technology, and JSON web tokens (JWT) for the authorization component. By Nic Raboy.



First alpha release of the official Neo4j Go driver available. By Nigel Small.


We’ve verified golang/go repository and have send few patches, that are fixing found problems. In this post, we will inspect the suggested changes. By Oleg Kovalov.

By Fatih Arslan.


Router7 is a pure-Go implementation of a small home internet router. It comes with all the services required to make a fiber7 internet connection work. By Michael Stapelberg.


We’re pleased to announce the v2.0.0 release of prose, a natural language processing (NLP) library for Go. By errata.ai.


Working with Node.js, I’ve grown to rely on Lodash as an invaluable tool. By Tal Kol.

By Tyler Bui.

Scientific paper


Understanding the run-time behavior of concurrent programs is a challenging task. A popular approach is to establish a happens-before relation via vector clocks.

Talks about Golang


Go features goals and use cases forced us to rethink the entire garbage collection stack and led us to a surprising place. This talk describes our journey. By Richard Hudson.


Episode 124. nil and AST · golangshow.com

Episode 124 [en]. nil and AST. Bonus: an Interview with Brad Fitzpatrick and Brian Ketelsen at @GopherConRu.

Weekly· Maarten Bezemer · July 22· Join for free or add the newsletter rss

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