So far this year’s Go Advent has generated over 60k unique page views and exists as a permanent resource for the future. In this penultimate post we’d like to recap the contributions by our fantastic authors.
- Day 1 kicked off Go Advent in great style with the announcement of the Go 1.2 release by Andrew Gerrand.
- Day 2 arrived shortly after bringing news that once again the Go team had pulled another rabbit from their performance hat.
- On day 3 Kelsey Hightower explained how to handle application configuration, 12 factor app style, in your Go applications.
- In their post on day 4, Matthew Holt and Michael Whatcott introduced GoConvey, their testing framework for Go.
- For his post on day 5 Jiahua Chen introduced beego which has recently announced its 1.0 release.
Finishing out the week, James Stewart explained on day 7 how he used Go to replace the front end router for the entire
Day 10 bought us an expose on using Go on the other side of the Devops equation from Joseph Holsten.
The recidivist, Jeremy Saenz brought a little Christmas cheer with a Martini web application for recording wish lists for day 11.
Not content with the day 1 spot, Andrew Gerrand was back on day 12 to lift the lid on one of Go’s greatest mysteries: how does the Go Playground work?
For day 13 Richard Crowley, author of the popular GoAgain zero downtime restart package, told us all about his other labor of love, Tiger Tonic.
For his post on day 16, Micah Nordland brought us the story of how he wrote a pure Go blogging platform, Coconut.
On day 18 Tony Wilson instructed us all to Go Outside. This is always good advice, and in this case in particular, extremely useful if you need to call functions in shared objects (or DLLs) from Go.
In his post for day 19 Yasuhiro MATSUMOTO, author of the beloved go-sqlite3, discussed cross platform Go projects and the benefits of Go for UI development.
Day 20 gave Song Gao an opportunity to explain how he used Go to emulate ad hoc mobile networks.
Last, but not least, for day 24 Caleb Spare wrote a great post on channel buffering.
Thank you to all of you for contributing your articles, time, and experiences using Go in the real world.
One more post to go
Like all great performances we’ve arranged an encore, and just like the encore you’ll have to wait.
Tomorrow, amongst the wrapping paper and gifts, we’ll be announcing the names of the GopherCon 2014 presenters.