The 9 most popular Golang links from 2016
What a year it’s been for our favorite programming gopher.
This year Golang celebrated its 7th birthday 🎉 and we saw the release of Go 1.7. Our email Go Newsletter also passed 16,000 subscribers.
We thought it would be great to showcase some of the most popular Go links from this year.
Here’s what readers of Go Newsletter clicked on in 2016:
Brad Fitzpatrick shares his thoughts on what to look forward to in Go 1.8 — expected in February 2017.
SSA for all architectures, more optimizations, a new and faster frontend parser, smaller binaries, and more. The Reddit thread here has some interesting answers to followup questions.
A worthwhile summary of an issue affecting Go. “The alias proposal is the wrong solution to a much bigger issue in Go’s ability to meet its stated goals.”
A great set of insights and tips from an experienced Go developer. This saw a lot of love on social media and remains a must read.
Dave Cheney | Shared in Issue 133
No, Go 2.0 isn’t really here (yet), but Dave Cheney raises the possibility in order to think about what Go 2.0 could actually be and how it would relate to Go 1.x.
Goroutines | Shared in Issue 100
A look at how using a stock debian-8 image and a Go-backed server, you can handle 10M concurrent connections with low throughput and moderate jitter.
The Go Blog | Shared in Issue 136
A new, high quality family of open source fonts has been designed specifically for the Go project.
LibHunt | Shared in Issue 109
Hundreds of Go resources (mostly libraries and tools hosted on GitHub) organized into categories and sorted by ‘popularity score’.
JT olds| Shared in Issue 99