Go Community Linklog

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Use Go Channels to Build a Crawler

Learn how to use channels to model your data flow by building a web crawler in Go.



Bulldog: the http checker

Bulldog is an amazing hunting dog that checks for you a list of URLs and warns you by email if one of them returns a http code that is not 200.



Goroutines Make Concurrency (Almost) Easy [Blog]

A program that supports concurrency can carry out several operations at the same time. That’s especially important on today’s multi-core computer processors. A program that uses 4 cores at once could theoretically run almost 4 times as fast (well, for certain operations). But programs without concurrency support can usually only use a single core, which lets a lot of processing power go to waste.

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 Brian Scott

The O’Reilly Programming Podcast: Inside the development of a new Go ecosystem.

The O’Reilly Programming Podcast: Inside the development of a new Go ecosystem. Mark Bates on Go and Buffalo

 Mark Bates

Securing API end points using Negroni, Gorilla Mux, and JWT Middleware

These days when I develop RESTful APIs, I prefer Go programming language in the back-end. I don’t use any “web framework” , rather I prefer the net/http package in the standard library. Along with the standard library, I also use some third-party libraries.

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 Brian Scott

Baloo - Expressive end-to-end HTTP API testing made easy in Go

Expressive and versatile end-to-end HTTP API testing made easy in Go (golang), built on top of gentleman HTTP client toolkit.

Baloo Package

 Brian Scott

The 7 stages of becoming a Go programmer ( Article )

Whether you're new to Go or a seasoned Gopher, you may recognize these steps on the path to Go enlightenment.

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 Brian Scott

Matcha - A framework for building iOS and Android apps in Go

Matcha is a package for building iOS and Android applications and frameworks in Go. Matcha provides a UI compenent library similar to ReactNative and exposes bindings to Objective-C and Java code through reflection. The library also provides Go APIs for common app tasks.

 Brian Scott

When to use Defer in Go

Defer is a powerful control flow mechanism that is unique to Go (at least until Swift 2.0 added it). It allows you to defer a function call to the end of the currently executing function no matter how or where it returns. This is useful for many reasons, the most common of which are to close an open connection or unlock a Mutex immediately before the function ends.

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 Brian Scott

Introducing imgproxy, a Go server for lightning fast and secure image resizing

Introducing imgproxy, a Go server for lightning fast and secure image resizing. Tiny footprint, protection from image bombs, Docker out of the box support and easy configuration.


 Yaroslav Markin

Pluck text in a fast and intuitive way

(Pluck Package)[https://github.com/schollz/pluck]

Pluck makes text extraction intuitive and fast. You can specify an extraction in nearly the same way you'd tell a person trying to extract the text by hand: "OK Bob, every time you find X and then Y, copy down everything you see until you encounter Z."

 Brian Scott

Streaming IO in Go

In Go, input and output operations are achieved using primitives that model data as streams of bytes that can be read from or written to.

Blog Post

 Brian Scott