Golang Weekly - Writing an OS in Go?

Plus random testing, a turbocharged gRPC workflow, and a plea to OpenAI. |

#​458 — May 2, 2023

Unsub  |  Web Version

Together with  Helios

Go Weekly

Rueidis 1.0: A Fast Redis Client with Caching — Endorsed enough to now be in the official Redis GitHub org at least, this is a Redis client focused on performance with auto-pipelining of non blocking commands, client-side caching implemented in the preferred way, and support for Redis’s official extensions. The only tricky part is how to pronounce it.


Writing an OS in Go: The Bootloader — Warning: Low-level gophers digging in the sandbox here :-) This is the self described ‘hello world’ of operating system development, and the first step in what promises to be a long but fascinating journey for the author.


How to Add OpenTelemetry to Your Go Apps in Minutes — If you’ve considered using OpenTelemetry in your Go apps, you know the struggle. Here is a step by step tutorial on how to implement OTel in Go in a few simple steps, by integrating it in compile time.

Helios sponsor

Self-Hosted Soft Serve for Git — No ice cream involved. Soft Serve is a Go-powered self-hostable git server from the folks at Charm (perhaps best known for the Bubble Tea TUI framework) and this is a thorough guide to setting it up for yourself.

Ayman Bagabas (Charm)


'Random' Testing in Go — In many situations, choosing good test cases can be a bit hit-and-miss. What if we could automate the process? John considers a few ways to shake things up a bit.

John Arundel

Supercharging Your gRPC Workflow with BobBob is a build system for microservices (currently in open beta) and this post tries to sell you on it by showing how to put together a simple gRPC client and server.


Three Things to Never Build In Your Go App — Authentication, notifications, and payments. Ship MVP faster by outsourcing non-core features.

Courier.com sponsor

▶  The Power of the Decorator Pattern — 14 minute live-coding screencast.

Anthony GG

Moving Go AWS Lambda Functions to Graviton / Arm Chips
Stathis Peioglou

🛠 Code & Tools

wazero 1.1: Zero Dependency WebAssembly Runtime in Go — Embed wazero in your Go project and extend any app (simple example). v1.1 improves debugging, reduces memory usage and adds new APIs for advanced use cases.


rqlite 7.15.0: A Relational Database Atop SQLite — A long standing project and built in Go, of course. v7.15.0’s biggest addition is support for automatic backups to S3 which could certainly make it more appealing. Official homepage.


Kubernetes API Access Security Hardening — The control plane controls k8s nodes, nodes control pods, pods control containers... But what controls the control plane?

Teleport | goteleport.com sponsor

Graph 0.20: Generic Library for Creating Graph Data Structures — Supports different kinds of graphs such as directed graphs, acyclic graphs, or trees. We’ve mentioned this a few times recently but it’s a powerful library and v0.20.0 adds an array of handy features for updating, cloning, and merging graphs together.

Dominik Braun

  • sqlc 1.18 – Generate type-safe code from SQL. More new features than you'd expect here.

  • pREST 1.3
    ↳ Serve a RESTful API from a Postgres database.

  • testfixtures 3.9
    ↳ Ruby on Rails-like test fixtures for Go.

  • Go-OpenAI 1.9.1 – An OpenAI API wrapper library. Psssst.. if you work for OpenAI, can you enable GPT-4 API access on my account pretty please? 😍

  • ntfy 2.4
    ↳ Pub/sub notifications from anywhere.

  • GoBGP 3.14
    ↳ A BGP implementation in Go.

  • gocryptfs 2.3.2
    ↳ Encrypted overlay filesystem atop go-fuse.


Find a Job Through Hired — Hired makes job hunting easy-instead of chasing recruiters, companies approach you with salary details up front. Create a free profile now.

🧑‍💻 Got a job listing to share? Here's how.


Key phrases

Older messages

Test gains and memory drains

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Plus a real time strategy game built in Go, and a mutation testing tool. | #​457 — April 25, 2023 Unsub | Web Version Together with Courier logo Go Weekly How to Troubleshoot Memory Leaks with Grafana

What do you get when you cross a LLaMA with a Gopher?

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Plus when TinyGo beats C++, domain driven design in Go, and how Go calls Windows' APIs. | #​456 — April 18, 2023 Unsub | Web Version Together with JetBrains The Go Weekly Newsletter Go's Error

The smallest Go binary

Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Plus what's new in GoLand, how to parse spreadsheets from Go, GoReleaser 1.17, and treating ourselves to some Gin. | #​455 — April 11, 2023 Unsub | Web Version ℹ️ As mentioned last time, Go Weekly

'Til Tuesday

Friday, March 31, 2023

Plus it's Go 1's 11th birthday, a GUI app for viewing Go execution traces, and a new way to make and use network block devices. | #​454 — March 31, 2023 Unsub | Web Version ℹ️ A quick

Go on the Xbox?

Friday, March 24, 2023

Plus the power of single method interfaces, a new way to optimize structs, and a simple parser package built upon struct field tags. | #​453 — March 24, 2023 Unsub | Web Version Together with Ardan

Apple Vision Pro, MacBook Air & iOS 17 🌎, StackOverflow moderator strike 👨‍💻, CSS blend modes 🎨

Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Apple's augmented reality headset, the Apple Vision Pro, will launch early next year starting at $3499. Sign Up|Jobs|Advertise|View Online TLDR Together With CleanMyMac X TLDR 2023-06-06 Mac full

Digest #106: I love git-blame-someone-else! 😳

Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Digest #106: I love git-blame-someone-else! 😳 #106: I love git-blame-someone-else! This week, I've compiled yet another selection of the latest insights, tutorials, and tools in the DevOps space

[New post] Microsoft .NET Code Analysis: The Rijndael and Rijndaelmanaged Types Are Superseded

Tuesday, June 6, 2023

dotNetDave posted: " Since September 2021, the Rijndael and RijndaelManaged types have been superseded by the AesManaged type. Although Rijndael is still supported in .NET, it is generally not

The Rust I wanted had no future — and Our right to challenge junk patents is under threat

Monday, June 5, 2023

Issue #1154 — Top 20 stories of June 06, 2023 Issue #1154 — June 06, 2023 You receive this email because you are subscribed to Hacker News Digest. You can open it in the browser if you prefer. 1 The

Here’s all of TechCrunch’s reporting from day one of WWDC 2023

Monday, June 5, 2023

TechCrunch Newsletter TechCrunch logo The Daily Crunch logo By Christine Hall Monday, June 05, 2023 Today, our team brings you all of the ooey, gooey Apple WWDC 2023 keynote goodness, including

JSK Daily for Jun 5, 2023

Monday, June 5, 2023

JSK Daily for Jun 5, 2023 View this email in your browser A community curated daily e-mail of JavaScript news Mini-Game Using Only HTML, CSS and JavaScript Start by creating an HTML file and open it in

Max Q - Max Q: Another day, another delay

Monday, June 5, 2023

TechCrunch Newsletter TechCrunch logo Max Q logo By Aria Alamalhodaei Monday, June 05, 2023 Hello and welcome back to Max Q! In this issue: Pixxel's new investor Mission delays for Boeing, Rocket

Daily Coding Problem: Problem #1118 [Easy]

Monday, June 5, 2023

Daily Coding Problem Good morning! Here's your coding interview problem for today. This problem was asked by Dropbox. What does the below code snippet print out? How can we fix the anonymous

Physical vs. Digital Games: Should You Buy Physical Games?

Monday, June 5, 2023

Did You Know?: The enormous geodesic polyhedron, Spaceship Earth, at the center of Walt Disney World's Epcot park, is clad in 11324 silvered isosceles triangles. If a perfect polyhedron, it would

DeveloPassion's Newsletter #124 - Polywork

Monday, June 5, 2023

Hello everyone! I'm Sébastien Dubois, your host (I'm on Twitter). You're receiving this email because you signed up for DeveloPassion's Newsletter. Thank you for being here with me ✨