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Welcome to Go Newsletter Issue #8. I've tended to wait until there's a good batch of articles before sending this out, but based on feedback it's probably good for it to be a little more frequent, so that things like event listings are more timely. As ever, if I've missed anything, feel free to reply to this email or find me on twitter — Matt


The Go scheduler
An excellent article on Go's scheduler which has had major changes in Go 1.1

Introducing profile, super simple profiling for Go programs
"I wrote profile to scratch my own itch and create a simple way to profile an existing Go program without having to restructure it as a benchmark."

Introducing the Go Race Detector
A guide to using the race detector that shipped with Go 1.1

Gobs of data
"To transmit a data structure across a network or to store it in a file, it must be encoded and then decoded again. There are many encodings available, of course: JSON, XML, Google's protocol buffers, and more. And now there's another, provided by Go's gob package."

Go for Java programmers
A guide to Go for those with familiarity with Java

Writing a Go Web App with nginx, FastCGI, MySQL, JSON
A run-through of the whole stack

Using Go vs Ruby for web APIs
"A few days ago, I was wondering if using Go would be worth it when developing new web APIs... also wondering about the amount of work required to write get a full API implemented."

Improving testing by using real traffic from production
Using gor (linked below) to listen and replay HTTP traffic

Go: a simple programming environment
Talk from Andrew Gerrand at Railsberry 2013


"Check which interfaces a Go type implements"

Go Read
"Open-Source Google Reader Clone"

"Go package for accessing the EGL (Embedded Graphics Library). EGL is the access door toward hardware accelerated graphics, through OpenGL, on many embedded devices."

"Tunneling, reverse proxy for developing and understanding networked, HTTP services"

"HTTP traffic replay in real-time. Replay traffic from production to staging and dev environments."


What Python developers need to know before migrating to Go(lang)

File descriptors are leaking on web server


Sunshine Gophers, 2013-07-19 (GDG Berlin Golang)

July Go Hack Night, 2013-07-11 (golang-syd)

Go London User Group, 2013-07-10 (Go London User Group)

Toby DiPasquale - Go Forth and Multiply: Concurrency and Communication in Go, 2013-07-10 (GoLangPhilly)

Note: these are generated from Meetup up to 3 weeks in advance. If your event isn't listed, feel free to send me a link.

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