Golo News Roundup #9
Long time without news… we just got busy :-)
Latest changes in Golo
The current Golo
0-preview12 snapshots have some interesting changes.
try/catch instruction bytecode generation has been reordered so that the following code has
It properly returns
"ok" instead of
"failed" which is what the previous implementation would yield.
gololang.JSON module provides JSON marshalling based on
json-simple which is a lightweight JSON Java library.
Here is some sample code to JSON-ify some data structures:
The other way around works, of course:
Philippe Charrière contributed a few fixes in the Golodoc generation.
New utility containers
We now have
gololang.DynamicVariable which is a direct port of
DynamicVariable from Scala.
We also introduced
gololang.Observable, a nice and composable abstraction:
Yannick Loiseau provided a Golo syntax highlighting support for Pygments.
The next release of Golo will have syntax highlighted documentation.
The Pygments maintainers haven’t merged Yannick’s pull request yet, so meanwhile one needs to install Pygments from his fork.
Golo 1.0 release date
Golo 1.0 will be released on July 9th 2014.
This will mark the second of Golo since its first commit on July 9th 2012. At some point things need to be marked as “done”, hence doing this release is important.
Pull requests in progress
Sylvain Desgrais started working on Python-style decorators. You can already get his working code, and follow the discussion at https://github.com/golo-lang/golo-lang/pull/148
Daniel Petisme is currently working on string interpolation: https://github.com/golo-lang/golo-lang/pull/149
In the community
Philippe Charrière is unstoppable. He is still geeking various web stacks, and he even did a talk at Devoxx France. Expect the video soon!
Julien Viet and Daniel Petisme worked on a Golo / CRaSH integration while at a HackerGarten.
Until next time…
We will soon release Golo
0-preview12, followed by
1.0 release candidates.