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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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June 2022

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☑ What’s New in Python 3.7 - Library Updates

In this series looking at features introduced by every version of Python 3, we complete our look at 3.7 by checking the changes in the standard library. These include three new modules, as well as changes across many other modules.

This is the 16th of the 32 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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5 Jun 2022 at 2:40PM in Software
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March 2021

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☑ What’s New in Python 3.3 - More New Features

The second of my two articles covering features added in Python 3.3, this one talks about a large number of changes to the standard library, especially in network and OS modules. I also discuss implicit namespace packages, which are a bit niche but can be useful for maintaining large families of packages.

This is the 4th of the 32 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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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 32 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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