In the afternoon, when walking back to our house, I spotted what I
believe to be a female Volucella zonaria; the hornet mimic hoverfly.
The first of July my aunt contacted me on Messenger asking if I could
identify an insect she had taken a photo of. I couldn't. But I used an
app on my iPhone 5 (can't recall which one) which identified it as
Volucella zonaria. Hence, why I believe the above insect to be a
Volucella zonaria as well. And since males have less space between
the eyes, I assume that this is a female.
The vocal red cat
On the way back to our house I encountered a very vocal red cat. It
kept meowing at me, insisting to be petted which I did. It kept
rolling on the sidewalk meowing and purring, requesting to be petted
Different approaches to HTTP routing in Go
There are many ways to do HTTP path routing in Go – for better or
worse. There’s the standard library’s
http.ServeMux, but it
only supports basic prefix matching. There are many ways to do more
advanced routing yourself, including Axel Wagner’s interesting
then of course there are lots of third-party router libraries. In
this article I’m going to do a comparison of several custom
techniques and some off-the-shelf packages.