Go is an open source programming language that enables the production of simple, efficient, and reliable software at scale.

Edmonton Go is a meetup to collaborate, discuss, and learn Go.

February 2016 Meetup

tags: golang ,user group ,meetup ,edmonton ,yeg ,1.6

Please RSVP at Meetup or Google+.

We get things started at 6:30 pm.


Food provided by Bellstone Engineering.

Venue provided by Startup Edmonton.

eBook Giveaway from Manning Publications:


Go 1.6 was released on February 17th. We will be discussing the changes during our February meetup.

What's new in html/template?

Brett McKay will cover blocks and other new features in text/template and html/template. (code)

What's new in managing third-party dependencies?

The Go 1.6 build tool officially supports building code placed under a vendor/ folder in your project. Gerrit Renker will tell us more. (slides)

What's new in cgo?

Go has new rules for pointer inter-op when calling C from Go. Matthias Stone will give us the details. (slides)

What's new in net/http?

Nathan Youngman will share his experiences using HTTP/2, a new feature in Go 1.6. (slides)



  • Monthly Hack Day - March 5 (Registration required)
  • Edmonton Go Meetup - March


Hosted at Startup Edmonton
Suite 301, 10359 - 104 Street


Third Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm.

How to get there

By transit: From Bay Station walk north on 104th St. to Mercer Warehouse.
By car: Check ParkingPanda for rates on Rogers Place event nights.