Fn, a new serverless open source project was announced at this year’s JavaOne. There’s no risk of cloud lock-in and you can write functions in your favorite programming language. “You can make anything, including existing libraries, into a function by packaging it in a Docker container.” We invited Bob Quillin, VP for the Oracle Container Group to talk about Fn, its best features, next milestones and more.
Contrary to popular belief, this isn’t a new language built off of Go. Instead, Gonum is a set of numeric libraries to be used on top of Go, making it easier to write clearer scientific code and algorithms.
We’re back with a new programming pub quiz! This week, we’re testing your knowledge about Go. Do you know everything there is to know about this old favorite?
A wolf in sheep’s clothing. Macaron may sound like a delicious French dessert but this idea couldn’t be further from the truth. Macaron is a highly productive and modular web framework in Go which takes basic ideology from Martini and extends in advance. Plus, the logo is a dragon called Maca (there’s an explanation for that!).
Earlier this week, Stack Overflow introduced a tool that tracks interest in programming languages and technologies, based on the number of Stack Overflow questions asked per month. If you want to see how popular your favorite programming languages are, try it. We chose TypeScript and the result is quite impressive.
Go might be a free time programming language, but it’s gaining fans. In this article, Sohel Ather explains why Go is on the upswing and how it differs from Java.
It’s been three years since JetBrains decided to contribute to go-lang-idea-plugin. Now, the company is announcing a new addition to the IntelliJ family: Gogland, a brand new Go IDE.
Go 1.7 has been released! The most significant changes are a port for Linux on IBM z Systems (s390x), compiler improvements, the addition of the context package, as well as support for hierarchical tests and benchmarks. This release maintains the Go 1 promise of compatibility.
Each Monday we take a step back and analyze what has happened in the previous week. Last week we witnessed the launch of Prometheus 1.0, Mesos 1.0 and Spark 2.0, we discovered why Go is a beloved programming language and we dived deep into machine learning.
Each Monday we take a step back and analyze what has happened in the previous week. Last week we watched Bitcoin blow all expectations and Blue Ocean reshape Jenkins’ user experience and we got excited about Go 1.7. Kotlin is once again gaining momentum and Hadoop-as-a-Service got us thinking. But that’s not all folks!
Only two more months until the release of Go 1.7! Until then, enjoy the draft of the Go 1.7 release notes that has been prepared for the Go 1.7 beta.