Golo news roundup #3
Changes in Golo
We released Golo 0-preview2 last week. It includes bug fixes.
Notable changes in
0-preview2include the new
?:(“elvis”) operators to ease writing
GitHub issues have been filled with ideas tagged
backlogto keep track of interesting enhancements and features. We invite potential contributors to have a look, as their help is welcome! Don’t worry about hacking Golo, it is easier than you think and we can mentor you.
Dealing with Java / JVM arrays from Golo is a pain. There is an open pull-request that adds methods to arrays, which hopefuly makes it easier to deal with them. In particular, the
iterator()method allows arrays to be seamlessly used with
Thierry Chantier reported problems to call methods from Java libraries that took a primitive
booleanas a parameter. Wooops!
In the community
Marcin Erdmann just released the first version of the Golo Gradle plugin. The plugin is part of the Golo organization on GitHub, and binaries are being pushed under the
org.golo-langgroup to Maven Central. Enjoy, and congratulate Marcin for his work!
Jeff Maury has started work for the Golo Language Development Tools in Eclipse. Do not hesitate to give it a try and give Jeff feedback!
- Some recent geek things by our mad Golo Developer Advocate Philippe Charrière:
Thierry Chantier published a few blog posts on how he has fun switching lights on and off from a RaspberryPi… and Golo
Romain Lespinasse has updated his Golo on OS X project.
- Daniel Petisme has started testing ideas with a set of standard augmentations for Golo, including collections and testability. Check out his GoloSA project and give him feedback! He also opened a pull-request for adding
join()to lists which is pending acceptance of our contributor license agreement.
That’s all folks!