Monthly Archives: January 2015

Readying mgo for MongoDB 3.0

MongoDB 3.0 (previously known as 2.8) is right around the block, and it’s time to release a few fixes and improvements on the mgo driver for Go to ensure it works fine on that new major server version. Compatibility is … Continue reading

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A timely coffee hack

It’s somewhat ironic that just as Ubuntu readies itself for the starting wave of smart connected devices, my latest hardware hack was in fact a disconnected one. In my defense, it’s quite important for these smart devices to preserve a … Continue reading

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Inline maps in

After the updates to itself, it’s time for to receive some attention. The following improvements are now available in the yaml package:

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No minor versions in Go import paths

This post provides the background for a deliberate and important decision in the design of that people often wonder about: while the service does support full versions in tag and branch names (as in “v1.2” or “v1.2.3”), the URL … Continue reading

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Improvements on

Early last year the service was introduced with the goal of encouraging Go developers to establish strategies that enable existent software to remain working while package APIs evolve. After the initial discussions and experimentation that went into defining the … Continue reading

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