Go 1.5 RC1 Released
Written by Michael Larabel in Programming on 6 August 2015 at 11:43 AM EDT. 1 Comment
PROGRAMMING --
The first release candidate is out for the upcoming Go 1.5 language update.

Go 1.5 is a huge update with the work to be rewritten in Go itself and many other features like a fully-concurrent garbage collector, new architecture ports, switching to Git, and many other changes. Go developers can find the verbose explanation of 1.5 changes via the tentative release notes.

The Go 1.5 RC1 announcement can be found via Google Groups.

The official release of Go 1.5 is anticipated to happen on 20 August.
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