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ISSUE #3

Welcome to Golang Newsletter Issue 3 (which has been slightly delayed by a few things). I'm happy to announce we've surpassed 1,500 subscribers! If I've missed anything, feel free to reply to this email or find me on twitter. — Matt

ARTICLES

Writing Go in Emacs
Dominik Honnef looks at using go-mode for Emacs

Using go to unmarshal json lists with multiple types
Showing a few different approaches

Automatic code generation and Go build tools
Using make to deal with pre/post-build operations

Getting Started with Go, App Engine and Google+ API
A good introduction to building a Go web application

A list of Go PaaS providers
A new wiki page on PaaS providers with quickstart articles for each

Go at Google: language design in the service of software engineering
Modified transcript of the keynote given by Rob Pike at SPLASH 2012

NEW & UPDATED PACKAGES

probab
Probability distribution functions and tests

goxc
goxc cross-compiles Go programs to (up to) 11 target platforms at once

golang-openshift
A DIY cartridge for running Go on the OpenShift platform

gat
G.A.T. automatically runs your tests and hot compiles your code when it detects file system changes.

MAILING LIST HIGHLIGHTS

What is the overhead of calling a C function from Go?

PSA: pq has moved
New url https://github.com/lib/pq

The path to Go 1.1

EVENTS

Google Montreal Tech Series, March 14th

Portland Go Users Group, April 3rd

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