The World of Go

News, thoughts, and insights about Go, the no-magic, no-distraction, get-sh*t-done language for the cloud.

Christoph Berger

Go 1.19 delivers small but very interesting updates to the language, the standard library, and the toolchain. Here are some of the ...

Christoph Berger

New language features, especially significant ones like generics, inevitably come with some caveats. Here are two.

Christoph Berger

The Go 1.18 update is massive. Generics, Fuzzing, and Workspaces are perhaps the most prominent new features. What else changes with the ...

Christoph Berger

Go 1.18 introduces a new method for mutexes: TryLock(). The doc warns that correct use cases are rare. Is deadlock prevention a correct use ...

Christoph Berger

Interfaces cannot declare functions that use the interface type itself in their signature. Until now. Thanks to generics.

Christoph Berger

Closure semantics can play tricks on us when the closure is a goroutine. Can you spot the error right away?

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