A few months ago, The Washington Post launched support for Accelerated Mobile Pages. Since then, we've been comparing the performance of AMP articles against their responsive mobile counterparts. The results are staggering.
Schemaless databases mean we are free to choose where to validate data against a schema and where to bind the data to something understandable like a programming language, external schema, or user interface. Where we choose write this schema shouldn't be nowhere, or spread throughout a large codebase, or at the last moment before the — shudder — noncomputer world weighs in.
Go recently announced its latest release. If the success stories of few early adopters are any indication, the language has a great future ahead.
In the hypercompetitive news market, news outlets race to break news first. Time is one of the most defining factors among breaking news services, and The Washington Post is keen to continuously improve that factor in its own service.