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Welcome to Go Newsletter Issue #28. A couple of interesting events have happened since the last issue: Gocon in Japan, and the first Docker conference. You'll find links to talks and code from these events below. Also, Go 1.3rc1 has been released, and rc2 is not far away.

Compiled by Matt Cottingham and Kelsey Hightower.


Go 1.3 Release Candidate 1 released

Five things that make Go fast
Dave Cheney's talk given at Gocon, covering five features that contribute to Go's performance

Go in Production at
Another great talk from Gocon

Go: 90% Perfect, 100% of the time
Brad Fitzpatrick's talk at Gocon

From Parallel to Concurrent
Rob Pike's talk at Lang.NEXT

Go templating
Discussion of basic and advanced usage of templates

Is Go an object oriented language?
A discussion of subtyping and composition

Teaching Distributed Systems in Go
Interesting report on using Go as the implementation language in an undergraduate course.

Go, REST APIs, and Pointers
Lessons from implementing a REST client in Go

Applying "The Clean Architecture" to Go applications


Image processing server

Packet decoding for Go

Docker repositories
Various newly open-sourced tools from the docker team

Kubernetes is an open source implementation of (docker) container cluster management


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