I'm an engineering manager at Braintree. I write about politics, psychology, and software.
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28 May 2013
The description (which I wandered from a little bit) was:
Go has rapidly built a reputation as a great language for web development. But as Rails developers, we already have a really, really great language for web development – why should we be interested in Go?
I’m convinced that every web developer would benefit from exposure to the Go approach to programming, which places a strong emphasis on up-front error handling and modular, namespaced libraries. Let’s sit down and compare some code! In this talk, we will:
We will not:
If I give the talk again, I’ll try to be much more focused at the end. I tried to make too many points about too many different things and didn’t quite pull them together well enough. I’ll also make better slides, all the bullet points on a tan background got really annoying after a while.
By the way, RailsConf was an awesome conference, and I’d encourage everyone to go to it when it comes to Chicago next year.comments powered by Disqus