Go Newsletter Issue #122

Datetime:2016-08-22 23:52:11         Topic: Golang          Share        Original >>
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Building Webapps and Microservices Using Gin  tutorial 

A thorough step by step tutorial for getting familiar with Gin, a Go framework that will help you reduce boilerplate code and build a request handling pipeline.

Kulshekhar Kabra

A Walkthrough of Go's 'bytes' and 'strings' Packages  tutorial 

Byte slices and strings are fundamental primitives in most Go programs - what’s the difference and what do these packages have to offer for everyday coding?

Ben Johnson

Go 1.7 Release Candidate 6 Released  news 

The final release of 1.7 has been pushed back to next Monday (August 15).

Chris Broadfoot

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Building a Simple CLI Tool with Go  tutorial 

A simple tutorial on building command-line tools by only using Go’s standard libraries.

James Golin

Go Standard Package Layout  opinion 

Addressing one of the biggest technical problems in the Go community, Ben Johnson says “we need a better standard for Go application design” and makes some suggestions here.

Ben Johnson

Staticfiles: Embed a Directory of Files in Your Go Binary  code 

Provides functions to open the embedded files from within your code or serve them over HTTP.

Bouke van der Bijl

Checkup: A Distributed, Self-Hosted Health Checker  code 

Sourcegraph sponsored Matt Holt, creator of Caddy , to build a tool for doing server health checks in a developer-friendly way. It’s written in Go. GitHub.



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In Brief

Blocks in Go  tutorial 

Michał Łowicki

Building a Binary Search Tree in Go  tutorial 

Applied Go

Vendoring Dependencies in Go  opinion 

Aaron Taylor

My GopherCon Experience  story 

A nice writeup.

Ivan Daniluk

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DB v2: A Data Access Layer for Go  code 

“It’s not an ORM, just a productive data access layer for Go.”


go-poet: A Go Package for Generating .go Source Files  code 

Rather than use text templating, it provides an API to generate Go constructs in a typesafe, programmatic way.

Dave Polansky

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