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Go Time Go Time #321

Dependencies are dangerous

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2024-07-03T20:00:00Z #go +1 🎧 10,034

Dependencies! We need them, but how do we use them effectively and safely? In this week’s episode Kris is joined by Ian and Johnny to discuss the polyfill.io supply chain attack, the history of dependency management and usage in Go, and the Go Proverb that “a little copying is better than a little dependency”. Of course, we wrap up the episode with some Unpopular Opinions!

Go Time Go Time #319

Is Go evolving in the wrong direction?

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2024-06-18T21:30:00Z #go 🎧 12,714

This week we’re catching up on the news! Kris is joined by Ian to discuss some of the recent news from around the Go community. Listen in to hear whether the co-hosts believe there’s software that shouldn’t be written in Go, their thoughts on if Go is evolving in the right direction & whether common nouns make good package names.

Go Time Go Time #318

How things get done on the Go Team

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2024-06-12T14:45:00Z #go +1 🎧 11,137

Angelica is joined by Cameron Balahan, Sameer Ajmani & Russ Cox from the Go Team at Google to talk about how things get done on the Go Team, how do they decide what to improve and then how do they go about improving it. We also discuss how they decide what to work when & what the future of Go might look like.

Go Time Go Time #309

Debugging

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2024-03-26T20:15:00Z #go +1 🎧 13,696

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 🎧 12,996

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 🎧 12,943

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 🎧 16,645

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 🎧 28,214

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 🎧 18,457

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.

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