Go 1.5 Released, Its Compiler Toolchain Is Now In Go
Written by Michael Larabel in Programming on 19 August 2015 at 01:30 PM EDT. 6 Comments
Go 1.5 has been officially released!

The 1.5 update to the Go programming language is their sixth major stable release and a huge update overall. Go 1.5 finishes rewriting their compiler toolchain in Go rather than still using C in the Go code-base, the garbage collector has seen big improvements, scheduler improvements, new operating system and architecture support, additions to the Go standard library, and various other changes.

For those Go developers not yet familiar with all the big changes for this Google-backed programming language, head on over to the GoLang blog for more details.
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