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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 gue...Show More
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The importance of representation

1:00:34 | Aug 20th

Hot off the heels of GopherCon 2019 — Johnny Boursiquot, Jon Calhoun, and special guests Jamal Yusuf, and Yingrong Zhao recap the conference and the importance of representation in the Go community.
Web development in Go

1:06:03 | Jul 16th

Mat Ryer, Mark Bates, Johnny Boursiquot, and Aaron Schlesinger discuss web development in Go. Go is great at writing server technology, but how good is it for web development? We’ll talk about HTTP, templating, the front-end, Wasm, and we even discus...Show More
if err != nil

1:13:01 | Jul 11th

Mat and Carmen along with guest panelists Dave Cheney, Peter Bourgon, and Marcel van Lohuizen discuss errors in Go, including the new try proposal. Many questions get answered…What do we think about how errors work in Go? How is it different from oth...Show More
Go tooling

1:06:26 | Jul 3rd

We’re talking about the tools we use every day help us to be productive! This show will be a great introduction for those new to Go tooling, with some discussion around what we think of them after using some of them for many years.
The art of execution

1:21:53 | Jun 12th

Panelists Mat Ryer, Johnny Boursiquot, Jon Calhoun, and guest panelist Egon Elbre discuss what they build, why, and how they do it. Everybody has their own unique process for getting things done, so today we’re going to learn about them. Too often pr...Show More
Go 💚 open source

1:05:11 | Jun 7th

Panelists Mark Bates, Johnny Boursiquot, and Carmen Andoh discuss Go and open source — what is it, the value in contributing, what it means to be a maintainer, best practices, and the recent blog post from Chris Siebenmann titled “Go is Google’s lang...Show More
Functional programming?

1:13:16 | May 29th

Panelists Mat Ryer and Johnny Boursiquot are joined by guest panelist Aaron Schlesinger to ask/answer questions like; What is functional programming? Can you do functional programming in Go? Can we apply any learnings from functional programming lang...Show More
Go modules and the Athens project

1:16:52 | May 22nd

Panelists Mat Ryer and Carmen Andoh are joined by guest panelists Marwan Sulaiman and Aaron Schlesinger to discuss Go modules and the Athens project.
Go for beginners

1:07:11 | May 15th

How do beginners learn Go? This episode is meant to engage both non-Go users that listen to sister podcasts here on Changelog, or any Go-curious programmers out there, as well as encourage those that have started to learn Go and want to level up beyo...Show More
Hardware hacking with TinyGo and Gopherbot

1:26:12 | May 8th

Mat Ryer hosts our first one-on-one interview-style episode with special guest Ron Evans. Mat asks Ron to teach us about Go in IoT, hardware hacking at Gophercon, TinyGo, and Gopherbot.
It's time to talk about testing

1:22:07 | May 2nd

Is testing an art or a science? What and when should we test? What’s the point of testing and can it go too far? We explore all this and more in this jam-packed episode on testing.
Hiring and job interviews

1:09:33 | Apr 23rd

Panelists Mat Ryer, Ashley McNamara, Johnny Boursiquot, and Carmen Andoh discuss the process of getting hired, hiring, and job interviews. If people are the most important part of a team, how do we pick who we work with? What’s the process like? How ...Show More
All about APIs!

1:07:48 | Apr 16th

Panelists Mat Ryer, Johnny Boursiquot, Jaana B. Dogan, and Mark Bates discuss how humans build machine to machine integrations via APIs — the good, the bad, and the ugly — and how to give yourself the best chance of success.
Go 2 and the future of Go

1:07:18 | Apr 9th

We’re back! Panelists Mat Ryer, Johnny Boursiquot, Jaana B. Dogan, and Mark Bates discuss Go 2, the future of Go, what they like and don’t like, and what they would add or remove.
Hacking drones with Go

1:10:02 | Apr 30th, 2018

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)

01:59 | Apr 25th, 2018

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.
Dependencies and the future of Go

1:08:45 | Apr 23rd, 2018

Russ Cox joins us this week to talk about how Russ got involved with Go, Vgo, error handling, updates on Go 2.0, more.
Building a distributed index with Go

48:24 | Apr 13th, 2018

Matt Jaffee joined the show and talked with us about Pilosa, building distributed index with Go, and other interesting projects and news.
GoLand IDE and managing Gopher Slack

1:20:12 | Apr 6th, 2018

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.
Gophercises and creating content for Gophers

48:32 | Mar 30th, 2018

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.
CockroachDB and distributed databases in Go

1:04:28 | Mar 23rd, 2018

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.
Learning and teaching Go

1:03:28 | Mar 22nd, 2018

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.
Go is for everyone

59:17 | Mar 22nd, 2018

Carmen Andoh joined the show and talked with us about inclusivity, the 2017 Go Developer Survey, visualizing abstractions, and other interesting projects and news.
From Russia with love

53:23 | Mar 16th, 2018

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.
SPECIAL — Ask us anything! (pt. 2)

1:02:45 | Mar 1st, 2018

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 abo...Show More
Supporting the Go community

59:11 | Feb 23rd, 2018

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.
Performance, Fuzzing, Magic

47:51 | Feb 16th, 2018

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.
GopherCon Brazil & Genetics

1:01:19 | Feb 6th, 2018

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.
InfluxDB & IoT Data

59:55 | Jan 29th, 2018

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.
Changelog Takeover — K8s and Virtual Kubelet

1:13:16 | Jan 15th, 2018

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.
Building Blocks

1:10:31 | Dec 1st, 2017

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!
Loggregator, gRPC, Diodes

1:03:14 | Nov 25th, 2017

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.
Why WADL When You Can Swagger?

53:44 | Nov 17th, 2017

Ivan Porto Carrero joined the show to talk about generating documentation (with Swagger), pks, kubo, and other interesting Go projects and news.
Improved Improved Improved (i3)

1:10:23 | Nov 10th, 2017

Michael Stapelberg joined the show to talk about window management, open sourcing infrastructure, error handling, and other interesting Go projects and news.
Full-time Open Source

59:32 | Nov 3rd, 2017

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.
Infosec Research and App Security

1:09:59 | Jul 19th, 2017

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 i...Show More
Bringing Kubernetes to Azure

1:08:13 | Jul 6th, 2017

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.
Adventures in VS Code

1:03:40 | Jun 13th, 2017

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.
Restic and Backups (Done Right)

56:10 | Jun 1st, 2017

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.
Docker, Moby, Containers

1:09:57 | May 25th, 2017

Solomon Hykes joined the show to talk about all things Docker, Moby Project, and what makes Go a good fit for container management.
Periph.io, Drivers, Hardware

1:03:56 | May 12th, 2017

Marc-Antoine Ruel joined the show for a deep dive on controlling hardware, writing drivers with Go, and other interesting Go projects and news.
SPECIAL — Ask Us Anything!

1:13:15 | May 4th, 2017

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).
Go4 and Contributing to Go

1:19:27 | Apr 27th, 2017

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.
Getting Better, Mentoring, Drawing Gophers

1:06:39 | Apr 20th, 2017

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.
Race detection, firmware, production-grade Go

1:13:01 | Apr 13th, 2017

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.
Distributed Messaging and Network Clients

45:30 | Apr 6th, 2017

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.
Game Development and Rebuilding Microservices

1:06:10 | Mar 31st, 2017

Luna Duclos joined the show to talk about rebuilding a microservice infrastructure with Go, game development, and other interesting Go projects and news.
Splice, Audio, Compassion

1:14:29 | Mar 24th, 2017

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.
Go Developer Survey

1:00:06 | Mar 16th, 2017

Steve Francia joined the show to talk about the results of the 2016 Go Developer Survey and other interesting Go projects and news.
Gobot, Hardware, Gatekeeping

1:10:53 | Mar 9th, 2017

Ron Evans joined the show to talk about Gobot, writing software for hardware, and open source software’s role in improving the human condition.
Dependency Management, Semver, Community Consensus

1:06:14 | Mar 2nd, 2017

Sam Boyer joined the show to talk about dependency management, building community consensus, and other interesting Go projects and news.
Honeycomb, Complex Systems, Saving Sanity

56:15 | Feb 23rd, 2017

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.
Pachyderm, Provenance, Data Lakes

1:04:30 | Feb 16th, 2017

Joe Doliner joined the show to talk about managing data lakes with Pachyderm, data containers, provenance, and other interesting Go projects and news.
Gopherize.me, GitHub Stars, BitBar

1:03:33 | Feb 9th, 2017

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!
Hellogopher, whosthere?

1:01:06 | Feb 2nd, 2017

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.
Go, Jocko, Kafka

1:04:46 | Jan 26th, 2017

Travis Jeffery joined the show to talk about Go, Jocko, Kafka, how Kafka’s storage internals work, and interesting Go projects and news.
Discussing Imposter Syndrome

1:19:38 | Jan 19th, 2017

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;...Show More
Go and Buffalo Live from Dunkin' Donuts

56:48 | Jan 12th, 2017

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 T...Show More
Creating a Programming Language

1:11:49 | Dec 23rd, 2016

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,...Show More
The Go Compiler and Go 1.8

58:25 | Dec 15th, 2016

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.
Teaching and Learning Go

1:04:25 | Dec 14th, 2016

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.
Go Kit, Dependency Management, Microservices

1:26:55 | Dec 13th, 2016

Peter Bourgon joined the show to talk about Go kit, microservices, Go in the enterprise, dependency management, and writing Go packages.
Juju, Jujucharms, Gorram

59:45 | Nov 10th, 2016

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.
Open Sourcing Chain's Developer Platform

1:09:37 | Nov 3rd, 2016

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.
Go Work Groups and Hardware Projects

1:17:00 | Oct 27th, 2016

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.
Building a Startup on Go

57:26 | Oct 20th, 2016

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.
Kubernetes, Containers, Go

1:14:15 | Oct 13th, 2016

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.
Programming Practices, Exercism, Open Source

1:16:15 | Oct 6th, 2016

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.
Aaron Schlesinger on Go in 5 Minutes and Design Patterns

1:00:24 | Sep 22nd, 2016

Aaron Schlesinger joined the show this week to talk about his Go in 5 Minutes series of screencasts, and design patterns in Go.
Monorepos, Mentoring, Testing

1:15:14 | Sep 15th, 2016

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.
SOLID Go Design

1:14:49 | Sep 8th, 2016

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.
The Go Standard Library

1:05:50 | Sep 1st, 2016

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 mot...Show More
Matt Holt on CaddyServer, the ACME Protocol, TLS

1:08:21 | Aug 25th, 2016

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.
Francesc Campoy on GopherCon and Understanding nil

1:03:18 | Aug 18th, 2016

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.
Beyang Liu on Go at Sourcegraph and Writing Better Code

52:57 | Aug 10th, 2016

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 wor...Show More
Jessie Frazelle on Maintaining Open Source, Docker, dotfiles

1:06:23 | Aug 10th, 2016

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.
State of Go Survey and Go at Heroku

1:00:33 | Aug 1st, 2016

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.
Scott Mansfield on Go at Netflix

54:59 | Jul 28th, 2016

Scott Mansfield joins us this week to talk about Go at Netflix, performance, latency and caching, Rend (their memcached proxy), chaos monkey, and more.
Asim Aslam on Micro, the Go Microservice Toolkit

54:25 | Jul 27th, 2016

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.
Raphaël Simon on goa, the Framework for Building Microservices

54:20 | Jul 26th, 2016

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.
Bill Kennedy on Mechanical Sympathy

49:01 | Jun 23rd, 2016

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.
Sarah Adams on Test2Doc and Women Who Go

48:48 | Jun 21st, 2016

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.
Go and Data Science

57:06 | Jun 16th, 2016

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...Show More
Early Go Adoption

1:06:49 | Jun 10th, 2016

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.
Go Community Discussions

49:27 | Jun 2nd, 2016

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 ve...Show More
It's Go Time!

32:30 | May 19th, 2016

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.