What’s new in Google’s Go Version 1.12

Version 1.12 changes the implementation of the toolchain, runtime, and libraries

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Version 1.12 of Google’s Go language (Golang) is now available as a release candidate, with changes in the implementation of the toolchain, runtime, and libraries. Go Version 1.12 is due for a production release in February 2019.

Where to download Go

You can download the production release of Go from the Go project site.

Future version: What’s coming in Go 1.12

In the compiler toolchain, the live variable analysis capability has been improved. This may mean that finalizers will be executed sooner than in previous releases. If this is a problem, developers should consider the addition of a runtime.KeepAlive call.

Other new and changed features in Go 1.12 include:

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