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63 episodes

Go Time Go Time #321

Dependencies are dangerous

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2024-07-03T20:00:00Z #go +1 🎧 10,459

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 🎧 12,980

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 #300

300 multiple choices

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2024-01-23T21:30:00Z #go 🎧 12,957

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 🎧 16,681

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 #296

Principles of simplicity

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2023-11-08T13:15:00Z #go +1 🎧 18,477

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 🎧 18,566

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 🎧 16,942

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 🎧 23,649

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 🎧 18,502

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 #283

The solo gopher

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2023-07-05T20:45:00Z #go 🎧 17,308

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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