Weekly Wiki Wrapup - 2015-12-06

New packages added this week:

  • Two new libraries to make it easier to write IoT applications in Go - betwixt - Betwixt implements the OMA Lightweight M2M (LWM2M) protocol for Device Management and Monitoring, canopus - CoAP Client/Server implementation (RFC 7252).
  • Netflix released an early beta of rend, their memcahced proxy.
  • Need to do some distributed lock management? redsync is a Redis-based distributed mutual exclusion lock implementation
  • If standard library compatibility isn’t required, and you think you need something faster than net/http, there is fasthttp. A fast HTTP package for Go
  • Quite a bit of activity related to the Let’s Encrypt project this week. An acme certificate acquisition tool, and the lego ACME library
  • A support library for working with semantic versioning tags, semver.
  • If you need to put a little distance between you and your filesystem, give afero a try.

Companies now using Go:

  • From a recent HackerNews thread on hiring in December
    we learned of a whole new set of companies who are using Go:
    • New Relic - Maker of applicatin performance mangaement things.
    • Opendoor - Trying to make home buying suck less.
    • ReviewTrackers - Helping brands keep up with their customers online
    • Sagan Systems - Customer support and communication tools for a mobile era
    • SessionM - Mobile marketing platform
    • SuperHuman - Email for power users
    • Go2Mobi - Mobile audience ad targeting
    • JustWatch - Search engine for streaming content (Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, HBO Now, etc)
  • Ebay released their HTTP load-balancing router,
    fabio a while ago, putting them firmly into the Go-using crowd.
  • Netflix - github

New Articles:

Miscellaneous Edits:

  • Ian Lance Taylor updated the cgo wiki page
    recommended against the user of reflect.SliceHeader.

Thank you to all of our contributors (changelog order):

  • Zubair Hamed
  • Dave Cheney
  • Ian Lance Taylor
  • Matt Skone

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