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June 2023

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☑ All Go: Concurrency

In this, my fourth article on the Go programming language, I’m going to tackle the topic of concurrency. This concept of goroutines is one of the languages main selling points, so I’ll be interested to see how they work. We’ll also look at channels, which are used to communicate between goroutines.

This is the 4th of the 6 articles that currently make up the “All Go” series, the first of which was All Go: Basic Semantics.

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23 Jun 2023 at 9:15PM in Software
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February 2021

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☑ What’s New in Python 3.2

Another installment in my look at all the new features added to Python in each 3.x release, this one covering 3.2. There’s a lot covered including the argparse module, support for futures, changes to the GIL implementation, SNI support in SSL/TLS, and much more besides. This is my longest article ever by far! If you’re puzzled why I’m looking at releases that are years old, check out the first post in the series.

This is the 3rd of the 31 articles that currently make up the “Python 3 Releases” series, the first of which was What’s New in Python 3.0.

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