Michael Knyszek from the Go team joins us to talk about what happens when a program ends. How are file handles cleaned up? When are deferred functions run, and when are they skipped entirely? Is there a way to terminate all running goroutines? Tune in to learn the answers to these questions and more!
MacDriver is a toolkit for working with Apple/Mac APIs and frameworks in Go
It’s made of 3 layers: bindings for Objective-C, framework packages like
webkit, and a bridge system that makes it easier to integrate with native macOS systems like menus, windows, etc, in a separate process. Lots to like here!
Now you can live that Terminal Life and that WSB Life at the exact same time. 👌
With walrus, you can backup services like MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis, etcd or a complete directory with a short interval and low overhead. It supports AWS S3, digitalocean spaces and any S3-compatible object storage service.
In this episode we talk about various types of writing and how we as Go developers can learn from them. Whether it is planning and preparing to write, communicating with team members, or making our code clearer for future developers to read through style guides.
On this episode we learn how to Configure, Unify, and Execute things. What’s CUE all about? Well, it’s an open source language with a rich set of APIs and tooling for defining, generating, and validating all kinds of data: configuration, APIs, database schemas, code, … you name it.
Now that we’ve copy/pasted the project’s description… let’s dig in and learn how we can use CUE to make our Go programs better!
One of the main problems a database storage engine has to solve is how to deal with data in disk that is bigger than the available memory. A way databases solve this issue is through memory-mapped files and a system call called mmap. Discover what mmap is and how you can make use of it in Go.
SMTP should be blocked on public networks.
Email technology offers no effective means to stop phishing, so it’s been a runaway success for the attackers, and a disaster for millions of victims.
Sunsetting SMTP is clearly necessary and feasible. So, I’ve drafted a protocol called TMTP and I’d like to tell you about it.
Continuous integration and continuous delivery are both terms we have heard, but what do they really mean? What does CI/CD look like when done well? What are some pitfalls we might want to avoid? In this episode Jérôme and Marko, authors of the book “CI/CD with Docker and Kubernetes” join us to share their thoughts.
JuiceFS is an open-source POSIX file system built on top of Redis and object storage (e.g. Amazon S3), designed and optimized for cloud native environment. By using the widely adopted Redis and S3 as the persistent storage, JuiceFS serves as a stateless middleware to enable many applications to share data easily.
Mat Ryer hosts our don’t-call-it-jeopardy game show live at GopherCon! Kat Zień, Mark Bates, and L Körbes put their Go knowledge to the test! Can you outwit our intrepid contestants?
NPM provides an easy way to publish and distribute Node JS packages for both code dependencies as well as global command-line tools. This article demonstrates how it can be used to publish and distribute binaries written in Golang.
Smug automates your tmux workflow. You can create a single configuration file, and smug will create all required windows and panes from it.
This is inspired by tmuxinator, which I’ve been using for years but has gotten a bit flaky on me with recent macOS upgrades. I can highly recommend the overall workflow, and will be giving this a try real soon. 💯
L Körbes– creator of Aprenda Go– joins our panel of gophers to discuss teaching and learning Go in non-English languages. Along the way: Mat reveals his origin story, Kris explains why all idioms are garbage, and Natalie gives conference tips.
Mat Ryer hosts a spectacular panel with expert debuggers Derek Parker, Grant Seltzer Richman, and Hana Kim from the Go Team. Let’s face it, even the best-intended code doesn’t always do what you want it to. What’s a Gopher to do? Listen to this, that’s what!
sops is an editor of encrypted files that supports YAML, JSON, ENV, INI and BINARY formats and encrypts with AWS KMS, GCP KMS, Azure Key Vault and PGP.
Today we’re sharing a full-length episode of Command Line Heroes from Season 6 for you to check out. We hand picked this episode for you to listen to.
Many of us grew up playing cartridge-based games. But there’s few who know the story behind how those cartridges came to be. And even fewer who know the story of the man behind them: Jerry Lawson. Before Jerry, a gaming console could only play one game. Jerry quite literally changed the game. This episode shares Jerry’s story of inventing the cartridge-based system for gaming consoles.
Play with Go is a set of hands-on, interactive tutorials for learning the tools used while programming in Go. In this episode we are joined by its creators, Paul Jolly and Marcos Nils, as we learn more about what motivated the creation of the project, what technology it was built on, and how you can help contribute additional guides to help your fellow gophers!
k6 is a modern load testing tool, building on Load Impact’s years of experience in the load and performance testing industry. It provides a clean, approachable scripting API, local and cloud execution, and flexible configuration.
Join Mat Ryer for a fun conversation with Kris Brandow, Angelica Hill, and Natalie Pistunovich about how these Gophers get work/life done in this crazy world! Expect to learn about work environment must-haves, communication tips & tricks, developer tool recommendations, and much more!
We are in a time where the open source tooling and developer story around Apple’s new M1 chip is all over our feeds. Among these was this interesting benchmark. It even highlights where a somewhat older Intel can still beat the M1, such as highly optimized crypto. In general, if your code relies on the Go parts more than native optimized code the M1 looks like a performance win.
Maddy Mail Server implements all functionality required to run an email server. It can send messages via SMTP (works as MTA), accept messages via SMTP (works as MX) and store messages while providing access to them via IMAP. In addition to that it implements auxiliary protocols that are mandatory to keep email reasonably secure (DKIM, SPF, DMARC, DANE, MTA-STS).
It replaces Postfix, Dovecot, OpenDKIM, OpenSPF, OpenDMARC and more with one daemon with uniform configuration and minimal maintenance cost.
IMAP storage is still in beta, but this is one to watch as it could dramatically simplify your infrastructure.
Monitoring and debugging distributed systems is hard. In this episode, we catch up with Kelsey Hightower, Stevenson Jean-Pierre, and Carlisia Thompson to get their insights on how to approach these challenges and talk about the tools and practices that make complex distributed systems more observable.
It’s just 18 commits deep at the time of logging, but when one of Go’s authors fires up a new project (and a refactoring tool at that), it’s worth following along to see what develops.
Just how raw is this effort? The README only states:
rf is an experimental refactoring tool. It is very much a work in progress. rf is incredibly rough and likely to be buggy and change incompatibly.
I gave the repo a quick
cloneing to see what I could see, but
go get failed due to a missing file reference so it’s definitely in a “wait and see” status unless you’re up for some hacking.