Carolyn Van Slyck
Carolyn is a software developer based in the wilds of suburban Chicago. Her passion is developer tools, and automating all the things with a sidecar of containers.
After discovering her “inner gopher”, carolyn is now a maintainer for the upcoming Go dependency manager. She recently founded the Chicago chapter of Women Who Go to share her love of Go, containers, and excessive emoji with her peers. 💖
Opening up the opinion box
Mat Ryer and Jerod Santo sit down to review and discuss the MOST and LEAST unpopular “unpopular opinions” since we started keeping track of such things. Also Generics.
All about Porter
Porter lets you package your application artifacts, client tools, configuration and deployment logic together as a versioned bundle that you can distribute, and then install with a single command. Written entirely in Go, we speak to one of the creators about running an open source project, the importance of documentation, and more.
Building Go from source
This is how you accomplish step 1 to becoming a Go contributor.
Before we can become Go contributors, the very first step is being able to build Go from source. I followed the official doc and filled in the blanks a bit to figure out how to get everything working.
This post is part of a series from Carolyn Van Slyck called Adventures in Gopher Source. The goal of the series is “for more of the gopher community to become upstream Go contributors.”
Dep, Cross-platform, and Getting Started with Carolyn Van Slyck
Carolyn Van Slyck joined the show to talk about dependency management, upping your cross-platform game, getting into Go, and other interesting Go projects and news.