Workshop: Practical Go - GoSG Meetup

Published on: Monday, 20 May 2019

Speaker: Dave Cheney

Go is a language designed for engineering teams. Its central themes are simplicity, readability, and maintainability.

This workshop will provide best practice real world advice for teams building projects in Go covering five areas:

- Idiomatic code
- Package and API design
- Error handling
- Concurrency
- Testing

About the instructor:

David Cheney is an open source contributor and project member for the Go programming language. David is a well-respected voice within the tech community, speaking on a variety of topics such as software design, performance, and the Go programming language.

In 2009, while idly perusing Google Reader, he ran across the announcement of a new open source language, Go. It was love at first sight. From that point David’s passion has taken him around the world writing, teaching, and speaking about Go.

David is currently a member of the technical staff at VMware. Prior to their acquisition he served as a Staff Engineer at Heptio, a Seattle based company, focused on building tools to help developers become more productive with Kubernetes.