Support for Golang has been added in Amazon Web Services Lambda Instances

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Go, the more popular programming language that was basically developed at Google. This publication doesn’t come as a surprise, given that AWS already declared that it would add Go support during it’s re: Invent convention last year. It’s only now, though, that developers can really write Go functions and manage them on Lambda.

With this move, Lambda now supports Go, JavaScript, Node.js, Java, C# and Python. Google’s Lambda rival Cloud functions, which is still waiting in beta, currently only supports Node.js, while Azure Functions supports C#, JavaScript, F# and Java with Beta support for Python, PHP, TypeScript, Batch, Bash, and Powershell.

While language help isn’t everything when it comes to serverless platforms, maintenance for more languages opens to a wider range of developers a platform like Lambda and in this immediate stage of the serverless game, that matters.

Go code on Lambda is completed in a standard go1.x runtime and developers can upload their code as a ZIP file within the AWS command line tool or in the Lambda console. In addition, AWS X-Ray, the company’s monitoring and debugging solution for de-centralized applications, now also supports Goroutines and functions for Lambda and AWS CodeStar can now help you set up your continuous distribution toolchain for Go functions.

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