GoCenter is Fast – How Does It Do That?

GoCenter is Fast – How Does It Do That?

My last blog post was about the difference in speed downloading Go modules from a version control system or from GoCenter. I got a bunch of questions on Twitter on why that was and this blog post goes into a bit more detail on how the Go client gets modules. TL;DR Using GoCenter speeds up the download of your Go modules because it uses the right protocol when downloading files, saves on the number of HTTP calls and doesn’t have to recreate the module on the client side.

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