Web Assembly and Go: A look to the future

It’s no secret that I’m resistant to learning Javascript and frontend development. I learned HTML back before CSS was even a thing, and even Javascript came long after I started doing web development. When I look at modern web development I shudder; the ecosystem is so confusing for someone who has been out of touch as long as I have. Node, webpack, yarn, npm, frameworks, UMD, AMD, arghhh! I’ve been watching Web Assembly with anticipation for quite some time, with the hope that it would allow me to write web applications without the typical Javascript build process.
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Learn With Me: Moving Gophercon to Azure

I’ve recently taken on a new role at Microsoft as a Cloud Developer Advocate for Open Source projects on Azure. My purview is Go, Linux, Containers, and Kubernetes. While brainstorming ways to learn about all that Azure has to offer an idea occured to me: Why not move Gophercon over to Azure as a learning tool. I’ve decided to do just that and share my learnings along the way. This year we used Buffalo and Ponzu as the main components of the website for Gophercon.
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sync.ErrGroup

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Go 1.7 Released

Release day is always fun, and Go releases get me pretty excited. The 1.7 release is especially nice, so I’m going to mention some of my favorite changes in this release.
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