Go Time

Go Time

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A panel of Go experts and special guests discuss the Go programming language, the community, and everything in between. This show records LIVE on Thursdays at 3pm US/Eastern time. Hosts Erik St. Martin, Carlisia Pinto, and Brian Ketelsen welcome guests from around the Go community. Topics include Golang, DevOps, web development, infrastructure, Kubernetes, and more. If you develop in Go – or aspire to – this is the show for you.
79: New Go branding strategy
May 7 • 72 min
Steve Francia joined the show and told us EVERYTHING about Go’s new branding strategy (and don’t worry, the gopher isn’t going anywhere!)
78: Hacking drones with Go
Apr 30 • 70 min
Ron Evans joined the show and talked with us about GoCV, Gobot, using Go to control drones, and other interesting projects and news.
BONUS – Go and WebAssembly (Wasm)
Apr 25 • 1 min
This is a bonus segment in the after show of Go Time #77 with Russ Cox where we talk briefly about WebAssembly (Wasm) support in Go, and how that plays into Go being used as a web language.
77: Dependencies and the future of Go
Apr 23 • 68 min
Russ Cox joins us this week to talk about how Russ got involved with Go, Vgo, error handling, updates on Go 2.0, more.
76: Building a distributed index with Go
Apr 13 • 48 min
Matt Jaffee joined the show and talked with us about Pilosa, building distributed index with Go, and other interesting projects and news.
75: GoLand IDE and managing Gopher Slack
Apr 6 • 80 min
Florin Pățan joined the show and talked with us about GoLand, the pros and cons of using an IDE, his thoughts on the Go community, and managing Gopher Slack.
74: Gophercises and creating content for Gophers
Mar 30 • 48 min
Jon Calhoun joined the show and talked with us about Gophercises, experiencing the joy of building cool things, creating content for Gophers, and other interesting projects and news.
73: CockroachDB and distributed databases in Go
Mar 23 • 64 min
Andrei Matei joined the show and talked with us about CockroachDB (and why it’s easier to use than any RDBMS), distributed databases with Go, tracing, and other interesting projects and news.
72: Learning and teaching Go
Mar 22 • 63 min
Bill Kennedy joined the show and talked with Carlisia about learning Go, teaching Go (which is something we’ll do at some point or another), making good presentations, and other interesting projects and news.
71: Go is for everyone
Mar 22 • 59 min
Carmen Andoh joined the show and talked with us about inclusivity, the 2017 Go Developer Survey, visualizing abstractions, and other interesting projects and news.
70: From Russia with love
Mar 16 • 53 min
Leo Kalneus joined the show and talked with us about GopherCon Russia and the Go community in Russia. We also debunked a few myths about Siberia and of course talked about interesting Go projects and news.
69: Golang Flow, FaaS, and Buffalo
Mar 9 • 47 min
Brian Scott joined the show and talked with us about Golang Flow, contributing to open source, functions as a service, building for the web with Buffalo, and other interesting projects and news.
68: SPECIAL — Ask us anything! (pt. 2)
Mar 1 • 62 min
This is another special “Ask Us Anything” episode where we answer more questions submitted by the community. We covered A LOT of ground, including the hardest things we’ve ever written in Go, how the community can drive adoption, what we’d change about…
67: Supporting the Go community
Feb 23 • 59 min
Cassandra Salisbury (the Go core team’s newest member) joined Carlisia (who’s hosting all by herself) to talk about getting to know the Go community around the world, organizing meetups, empowering leaders, and what’s in store for the future.
66: Performance, Fuzzing, Magic
Feb 15 • 47 min
Damian Gryski joined the show and talked with us about perfbook, performance profiling, reading white papers for fun, fuzzing, and other interesting projects and news.
65: GopherCon Brazil & Genetics
Feb 5 • 61 min
Vitor De Mario joined the show and talked with us about hacking genetics with Go, GopherCon Brazil, machine learning, and other interesting projects and news.
64: InfluxDB & IoT Data
Jan 29 • 59 min
Paul Dix joined the show and talked with us about InfluxDB, building a company with OSS, improving the language, and other interesting projects and news.
63: Changelog Takeover — K8s and Virtual Kubelet
Jan 15 • 73 min
Adam and Jerod jumped in as hosts for an experiment in quantum podcasting, letting Erik and Brian play guests to talk about Virtual Kubelet, building OSS at Microsoft, BBQ (of course), and other interesting projects and news.
62: Building Blocks
Dec 1, 2017 • 70 min
Jeff Lindsay joined the show to talk about workflow automation, designing apis, and building the society we want to live in…plus a surprise special announcement!
61: Loggregator, gRPC, Diodes
Nov 25, 2017 • 63 min
Jason Keene and Andrew Poydence joined the show to talk about Loggregator, scaling with Go at Pivotal, Diodes, and other interesting Go projects and news.
60: Why WADL When You Can Swagger?
Nov 17, 2017 • 53 min
Ivan Porto Carrero joined the show to talk about generating documentation (with Swagger), pks, kubo, and other interesting Go projects and news.
59: Improved Improved Improved (i3)
Nov 10, 2017 • 70 min
Michael Stapelberg joined the show to talk about window management, open sourcing infrastructure, error handling, and other interesting Go projects and news.
58: Full-time Open Source
Nov 3, 2017 • 59 min
Dmitri Shuralyov joined the show to talk about being a full time contributor to open source, developing developer tools, and other interesting Go projects and news.
57: Presenting a Pragmatic Perspective
Sep 15, 2017 • 66 min
Cindy Sridharan joined the show to talk about development and operations as a generalist, leveling up as an engineer (while still providing business value), challenging the status-quo, and other interesting Go projects and news.
56: Container Security and Demystifying Complexity
Sep 8, 2017 • 63 min
Liz Rice joined the show to talk about containers, cloud security, making complex concepts easier to understand, and other interesting Go projects and news.
55: Dep, Cross-platform, and Getting Started
Aug 31, 2017 • 50 min
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.
54: Go at Walmart (and Scale)
Aug 18, 2017 • 75 min
Chase Adams joined the show to talk about working on distributed systems with distributed teams, giving people opportunities to learn and grow, and other interesting Go projects and news.
53: GopherCon 2017: A Retrospective
Aug 17, 2017 • 53 min
After taking some time to recover, the gang rehashes all the greatest talks and favorite moments from this year’s GopherCon. Much love to the Go community and all the souls who worked tirelessly to make this conference happen.
52: All About The Go Compiler
Aug 7, 2017 • 54 min
David Chase joined the show for a technical Q & A on compilers and what makes Go’s compiler different from the rest (and of course, other interesting Go projects and news)
51: Infosec Research and App Security
Jul 18, 2017 • 69 min
Aaron Hnatiw joined the show to talk about being a security researcher, teaching application security with Go, and a deep dive on how engineers and developers can get started with infosec. Plus: white hat, black hat, red team, blue team…Aaron sorts it all…
50: Bringing Kubernetes to Azure
Jul 6, 2017 • 68 min
Kris Nova joined the show to talk about developer empathy, running K8s on Azure, Kops, Draft, editors, containerizing odd things…and what it’s like to play a keytar.
49: Adventures in VS Code
Jun 13, 2017 • 63 min
Ramya Achutha Rao joined the show to talk about all the things that make VS Code a great editor for writing Go, getting help from the community, plus other interesting Go projects and news.
48: Restic and Backups (Done Right)
Jun 1, 2017 • 56 min
Alexander Neumann joined the show to talk about using Go to write backup software, solving tough problems like deduplication, scratching your own itch, and other interesting Go projects and news.
47: Docker, Moby, Containers
May 25, 2017 • 69 min
Solomon Hykes joined the show to talk about all things Docker, Moby Project, and what makes Go a good fit for container management.
46: Periph.io, Drivers, Hardware
May 12, 2017 • 63 min
Marc-Antoine Ruel joined the show for a deep dive on controlling hardware, writing drivers with Go, and other interesting Go projects and news.
45: SPECIAL — Ask Us Anything!
May 4, 2017 • 73 min
This is a special “Ask Us Anything” episode where we answered questions submitted by the community — covering everything from impostor syndrome and the future of Go, to the music we listen to to get in a groove, and barbecue (of course).
44: Go4 and Contributing to Go
Apr 27, 2017 • 79 min
Brad Fitzpatrick joined the show to talk about becoming the face of open source Go, getting the community involved in bug triage, the potential future of Go, and other interesting Go projects and news.
43: Getting Better, Mentoring, Drawing Gophers
Apr 20, 2017 • 66 min
Ashley McNamara joined the show to talk about sharing developer experiences, seeking help from the community, getting people excited about STEM, and other interesting Go projects and news.
42: Race Detection, Firmware, Production-grade Go
Apr 13, 2017 • 73 min
Kavya Joshi joined the show to talk about shipping production-grade Go, writing firmware with Go, making complex technical concepts accessible, and other interesting Go projects and news.
41: Distributed Messaging and Network Clients
Apr 6, 2017 • 45 min
Wally Quevedo joined the show to talk processing millions of messages per second with Go, writing network clients, performance at scale, and other interesting Go projects and news.
40: Game Development and Rebuilding Microservices
Mar 30, 2017 • 66 min
Luna Duclos joined the show to talk about rebuilding a microservice infrastructure with Go, game development, and other interesting Go projects and news.
39: Splice, Audio, Compassion
Mar 24, 2017 • 74 min
Matt Aimonetti joined the show to talk about using go to solve tough audio problems, making go for everyone, empowering people with software, and other interesting Go projects and news.
38: Go Developer Survey
Mar 16, 2017 • 60 min
Steve Francia joined the show to talk about the results of the 2016 Go Developer Survey and other interesting Go projects and news.
37: Gobot, Hardware, Gatekeeping
Mar 9, 2017 • 70 min
Ron Evans joined the show to talk about Gobot, writing software for hardware, and open source software’s role in improving the human condition.
36: Dependency Management, Semver, Community Consensus
Mar 2, 2017 • 66 min
Sam Boyer joined the show to talk about dependency management, building community consensus, and other interesting Go projects and news.
35: Honeycomb, Complex Systems, Saving Sanity
Feb 23, 2017 • 56 min
Charity Majors joined the show to talk about debugging complex systems, using go to save one’s sanity, hiring smart people who can learn, and collectively working to make “on-call” life not miserable.
34: Pachyderm, Provenance, Data Lakes
Feb 16, 2017 • 64 min
Joe Doliner joined the show to talk about managing data lakes with Pachyderm, data containers, provenance, and other interesting Go projects and news.
33: Gopherize.me, GitHub Stars, BitBar
Feb 9, 2017 • 63 min
Mat Ryer joined the show to talk about creating your own Gopher avatar with Gopherize.me, the importance of GitHub Stars, his project BitBar, and other interesting Go projects and news. Special thanks to Kelsey Hightower for guest hosting too!
32: Hellogopher, whosthere?
Feb 2, 2017 • 61 min
Filippo Valsorda joined the show to talk about his project Hellogopher, whosthere (whoami.filippo.io), $GOPATH, TLS 1.3, Cloudflare’s secret reverse proxy, and more.
31: Go, Jocko, Kafka
Jan 26, 2017 • 64 min
Travis Jeffery joined the show to talk about Go, Jocko, Kafka, how Kafka’s storage internals work, and interesting Go projects and news.
30: Discussing Imposter Syndrome
Jan 19, 2017 • 79 min
Johnny Boursiquot and Bill Kennedy joined the show with Erik and Carlisia to talk about a hard subject — Imposter Syndrome. Not often enough do we get to have open conversations about the eventual inadequacies we all face at some point in our career; some…
29: Go and Buffalo Live from Dunkin’ Donuts
Jan 12, 2017 • 56 min
Mark Bates joined the show this week live from his local Dunkin’ Donuts to talk about Go and Buffalo — his Go web framework. Those who listened live said this was our best show yet. If you agree let us know in #gotimefm on Gopher Slack or say hi on…
28: Creating a Programming Language
Dec 23, 2016 • 71 min
Thorsten Ball joined the show to talk about creating a programming language, writing an interpreter, why he wrote the book “Writing An Interpreter in Go”, how writing a language/interpreter will help you better understand other programming languages,…
27: The Go Compiler and Go 1.8
Dec 15, 2016 • 58 min
Keith Randall from the Go team joined the show to talk about why a new compiler, what we gain from SSA, what’s next for the compiler, Go 1.8, and the goals/plans for Go 1.9.
26: Teaching and Learning Go
Dec 14, 2016 • 64 min
Todd McLeod joined the show to talk about teaching and learning Go, his work as an Instructor at Fresno City College, Udemy and on YouTube.
25: Go Kit, Dependency Management, Microservices
Dec 13, 2016 • 86 min
Peter Bourgon joined the show to talk about Go kit, microservices, Go in the enterprise, dependency management, and writing Go packages.
24: Juju, Jujucharms, Gorram
Nov 10, 2016 • 59 min
Nate Finch joined the show this week to talk about Juju, Charms, maturing a project along side Go, Gorram, finding your happy path, and more.
23: Open Sourcing Chain’s Developer Platform
Nov 3, 2016 • 69 min
Tess Rinearson joined the show to talk about Chain launching their open source developer platform, choosing an open source license, open sourcing Chain Core, and the future of this powerful blockchain written in Go.
22: Go Work Groups and Hardware Projects
Oct 27, 2016 • 77 min
Jaana B. Dogan joined the show to talk about hardware geekery, on-boarding people into Go, the state of the feedback loop with the Go team, and her initiative to create Go Work Groups.
21: Building a Startup on Go
Oct 20, 2016 • 57 min
Blake Mizerany joined the show to talk about coming to Go from Ruby, Go’s growth and adoption over the past 7 years, adopting external dependencies, building a startup on Go, and coding as CEO.
20: Kubernetes, Containers, Go
Oct 13, 2016 • 74 min
Kelsey Hightower joined the show to talk about the work he’s doing at Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes, Bringing Pokémon GO to life on Google Cloud, Kubernetes cluster federation, Containers, and of course Go.
19: Programming Practices, Exercism, Open Source
Oct 6, 2016 • 76 min
Katrina Owen joined the show to explore ideas about open source, code review, learning to program, becoming a savvy programmer, mentoring, projects she’s working on, and also her very prominent and amazing code learning tool Exercism.
18: Aaron Schlesinger on Go in 5 Minutes and Design Patterns
Sep 22, 2016 • 60 min
Aaron Schlesinger joined the show this week to talk about his Go in 5 Minutes series of screencasts, and design patterns in Go.
17: Monorepos, Mentoring, Testing
Sep 15, 2016 • 75 min
Bryan Lyles joined the show to talk about career progression in tech and learning, the idea of a 10x developer, the practice of testing, and advantages and disadvantages of a monorepo.
16: SOLID Go Design
Sep 8, 2016 • 74 min
Dave Cheney joined the show this week to discuss SOLID Go design, software design in Go, what it means to write “good Go code”, and error handling.
15: The Go Standard Library
Sep 1, 2016 • 65 min
Ben Johnson, creator of BoltDB, joined the show to talk about NoSQL vs. Sql databases, tradeoffs between the two, and choosing one over the other. We also talk about Ben’s Secret Lives of Data project, visualizing data structures, and go over his…
14: Matt Holt on CaddyServer, the ACME Protocol, TLS
Aug 25, 2016 • 68 min
This episode wins the contest for the most protocols discussed. Matt Holt joined the show to to talk about TLS, Let’s Encrypt, the ACME protocol, CaddyServer, and a host of other important information security issues.
13: Francesc Campoy on GopherCon and Understanding nil
Aug 18, 2016 • 63 min
In our first show after GopherCon, we are joined by Francesc Campoy to chat about some of our GopherCon experience, understanding nil, and a great variety of interesting topics of interest to the Go community.
12: Beyang Liu on Go at Sourcegraph and Writing Better Code
Aug 10, 2016 • 52 min
Beyang Liu from Sourcegraph joins the show to talk about Go at Sourcegraph and their code insight and language analysis tools for writing better code. We also get an understanding of what Sourcegraph is and the many ways to integrate it into your workflow.
11: Jessie Frazelle on Maintaining Open Source, Docker, dotfiles
Aug 10, 2016 • 66 min
Jessie Frazelle joins us this week to talk about being an open source maintainer, Docker’s pull request acceptance workflow, dotfiles, getting started with public speaking.
10: State of Go Survey and Go at Heroku
Aug 1, 2016 • 60 min
Ed Muller from Heroku join us to discuss his State of Go survey, vendoring and versioning, the Heroku Go Buildpack, how they use Go at Heroku, and more.
9: Scott Mansfield on Go at Netflix
Jul 28, 2016 • 54 min
Scott Mansfield joins us this week to talk about Go at Netflix, performance, latency and caching, Rend (their memcached proxy), chaos monkey, and more.
8: Asim Aslam on Micro, the Go Microservice Toolkit
Jul 27, 2016 • 54 min
Asim Aslam joined us to talk about Micro, a pluggable RPC based library which provides the fundamental building blocks for writing microservices in Go. We also discussed open source sustainability, microservices, and serverless architecture.
7: Raphaël Simon on goa, the Framework for Building Microservices
Jul 26, 2016 • 54 min
A deep dive into goa, a design-based microservice framework with a DSL that generates idiomatic Go code for your APIs, swagger documentation, and tests helpers.
6: Bill Kennedy on Mechanical Sympathy
Jun 23, 2016 • 49 min
A deep dive into the fascinating topic of mechanical sympathy with Bill Kennedy. We talk about that plus CPU caches, how object oriented programming is not oriented to be sympathetic to the hardware, and data-oriented design.
5: Sarah Adams on Test2Doc and Women Who Go
Jun 21, 2016 • 48 min
On this show we’re joined by Sarah Adams. We talk about creating safe spaces for women to get started in the Go community, about Women Who Go, and take a deep dive into her Test2Doc open source project.
4: Go and Data Science
Jun 16, 2016 • 57 min
In this super informative show with Daniel Whitenack we discuss Go and data science. We talk about what data science really is, tools and projects for getting started with data science using Go, and what to expect from Daniel’s talk at GopherCon this year…
3: Early Go Adoption
Jun 10, 2016 • 66 min
Travis Reeder joins the show today to talk about Iron.io, early Go adoption, how Iron.io helps with GoSF and other events for the Go community, the implications of containers at scale, and more.
2: Go Community Discussions
Jun 2, 2016 • 49 min
Cory LaNou is our guest this week. He shared what it was like to start open source development after 13 years of programming behind closed doors, and what it was like to have one of his first contributions (a bug fix) be reviewed by Dave Cheney (a very…
1: It’s Go Time!
May 19, 2016 • 32 min
In this inaugural show Erik, Brian, and Carlisia kick things off by sharing some recent Go news that caught their attention, what to expect from this show, ways to get in touch, and more.