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The 7 stages of becoming a Go programmer ( Article )

Whether you're new to Go or a seasoned Gopher, you may recognize these steps on the path to Go enlightenment.

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 Brian Scott

Matcha - A framework for building iOS and Android apps in Go

Matcha is a package for building iOS and Android applications and frameworks in Go. Matcha provides a UI compenent library similar to ReactNative and exposes bindings to Objective-C and Java code through reflection. The library also provides Go APIs for common app tasks.

 Brian Scott

When to use Defer in Go

Defer is a powerful control flow mechanism that is unique to Go (at least until Swift 2.0 added it). It allows you to defer a function call to the end of the currently executing function no matter how or where it returns. This is useful for many reasons, the most common of which are to close an open connection or unlock a Mutex immediately before the function ends.

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 Brian Scott

Introducing imgproxy, a Go server for lightning fast and secure image resizing

Introducing imgproxy, a Go server for lightning fast and secure image resizing. Tiny footprint, protection from image bombs, Docker out of the box support and easy configuration.


 Yaroslav Markin

Pluck text in a fast and intuitive way

(Pluck Package)[https://github.com/schollz/pluck]

Pluck makes text extraction intuitive and fast. You can specify an extraction in nearly the same way you'd tell a person trying to extract the text by hand: "OK Bob, every time you find X and then Y, copy down everything you see until you encounter Z."

 Brian Scott

Streaming IO in Go

In Go, input and output operations are achieved using primitives that model data as streams of bytes that can be read from or written to.

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 Brian Scott

Alloy - Boilerplate for creating web applications with Go

Alloy is a starter template for creating web applications using Go programming language.

It does not aim to be a web framework but is instead a collection of useful libraries and packages that acts a sensible starting point.

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 Oliver Coleman

Creating serverless Slack commands in minutes with Go & Up

Creating serverless Slack commands in minutes with Go & Up

This post walks through the creation of a serverless Slack command written in Golang, and deployed to AWS Lambda in seconds with Up.

 Brian Scott