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Go Time Go Time #309

Debugging

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2024-03-26T20:15:00Z #go +1 🎧 11,868

In this episode Matt, Bill & Jon discuss various debugging techniques for use in both production and development. Bill explains why he doesn’t like his developers to use the debugger and how he prefers to only use techniques available in production. Matt expresses a few counterpoints based on his different experiences, and then the group goes over some techniques for debugging in production.

Go Time Go Time #301

Go Capture the Flag! 🚩

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2024-01-31T16:30:00Z #go +2 🎧 12,668

Angelica is joined by Neil S Primmer & Benji Vesterby to share their experience organizing “Capture the Flag” at GopherCon 2023. CTF events involve teams vying for supremacy as they strive to gather digital flags (presented as strings) and successfully submit them to the competition organizers. In essence, it’s a thrilling “scavenger hunt for nerds.” Join us as we unravel the intricacies and excitement of this unique gaming experience!

Go Time Go Time #300

300 multiple choices

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2024-01-23T21:30:00Z #go 🎧 12,711

Over the past 8 years, Go Time has published 300 episodes! In this episode, the panel discusses which ones they loved the most, some current stuff that’s in the works, what struggles the podcast has had & what we’re planning for the future.

Go Time Go Time #299

All about Kafka

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2024-01-16T21:00:00Z #go +1 🎧 15,876

In this episode Matt joins Kris & Jon to discuss Kafka. During their discussion they cover topics like what problems Kafka helps solve, when a company should start considering Kafka, how throwing tech like Kafka at a problem won’t fix everything if there are underlying issues, complexities of using Kafka, managing payload schemas, and more.

Go Time Go Time #297

Event-driven systems & architecture

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2023-11-14T22:05:00Z #go +1 🎧 27,482

Event-driven systems may not be the go-to solution for everyone because of the challenges they can add. While the system reacting to events published in other parts of the system seem elegant, some of the complexities they bring can be challenging. However, they do offer durability, autonomy & flexibility.

In this episode, we’ll define event-driven architecture, discuss the problems it solves, challenges it poses & potential solutions.

Go Time Go Time #296

Principles of simplicity

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2023-11-08T13:15:00Z #go +1 🎧 18,059

Rob Pike says, “Simplicity is the art of hiding complexity.” If that’s true, what is simplicity in the context of writing software in Go? Is it even something we should strive for? Can software be too simple? Ian & Kris discuss with return guest sam boyer.

Go Time Go Time #291

Go templating using Templ

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2023-09-13T15:15:00Z #go +1 🎧 18,102

Go’s known for it’s fantastic standard library, but there are some places where the libraries can be challenging to use. The html/template package is one of those places. So what alternatives do we have? On today’s episode we’re talking about Templ, an HTML templating language for Go that has great developer tooling. Co-hosts Kris Brandow and Jon Calhoun are joined by Adrian Hesketh, the creator of Templ, and Joe Davidson, one of the maintainers on the project.

Go Time Go Time #290

Prototyping with Go

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2023-09-07T13:45:00Z #go 🎧 16,695

V Körbes returns to talk prototyping with Natalie, Johnny & Kris. Is Go good for prototyping? What makes a language prototypable, anyway? How does space radiation fit in to all this? Tune in and ride along to find out!

Go Time Go Time #286

So do we like Generics or not?

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2023-07-25T21:00:00Z #go 🎧 23,407

So, do we like generics or not? Some people feared they’d be the end of the language. Others were very hopeful, and had clear use cases, and were thrilled about the feature coming to the language. It was also often touted as the reason a lot of people didn’t adopt Go. So what do we think now? Mat and Kris are joined by Roger Peppe and Bryan Boreham to discuss the state of Generics in Go.

Go Time Go Time #285

The tools we love

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2023-07-19T15:00:00Z #go +1 🎧 18,249

The Go ecosystem has a hoard of tools and editors for Gophers to choose from and it can be difficult to find ones that are a good fit for each individual. In this episode, we discuss what tools and editors we’re using, the ones we wish existed, how we go about finding new ones, and why we sometimes choose to write our own tools.

Go Time Go Time #284

Gophers Say! GopherCon EU 2023

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2023-07-11T18:45:00Z #go +2 🎧 14,854

Our award winning worthy survey game show is back, this time Mat Ryer hosts it live on stage at GopherCon Europe 2023!

Elena Grahovac joins forces with Björn Rabenstein to battle it out with Alice Merrick & Mohammed S. Al Sahaf. Let’s see who can better guess what the GopherCon Europe gophers had to say!

Go Time Go Time #283

The solo gopher

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2023-07-05T20:45:00Z #go 🎧 17,089

Many Gophers build projects as a team of one. Sometimes these are side projects, other times they are projects used by millions of people but who are still maintained by a single individual. In this episode, the panel discusses techniques for developing and maintaining Go projects as a solo developer.

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