Why Discord is switching from Go to Rust
Posted on February 5, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Jesse Howarth wrote this piece about how they seen success with Rust on the client side and server side. For example, they use it on the client side for our video encoding pipeline for Go Live and on the server side for Elixir NIFs. Most recently, they drastically improved the performance of a service by switching its implementation from Go to Rust.
An overview of server-side HTTP APIs in Go
Posted on January 4, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
An tutorial by Abhishek Gupta in which he explores the net/http package in Golang which provides the server and client-side APIs for HTTP services.
Tutorial for learning Go functions, loops, and errors
Posted on November 28, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Go is a modern, open source, and general-purpose programming language that began as an internal Google project and was officially announced at the end of 2009. This guide was written by Mihalis Tsoukalos on Linode.
Tags golang programming learning
Going serverless with OpenFaaS and Golang -- The ultimate setup and workflow
Posted on November 19, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Martin Heinz put together this article on building serverless OpenFaaS application with Go. OpenFaaS which is open source Function as a Service tool for developing cloud-native serverless applications.
Tags golang serverless containers apis
A mini-guide: Build a REST API as a Go microservice together with MySQL
Posted on November 10, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length short
In this mini-tutorial, author creates a simple REST-API with a MySQL database. Author have recently found himself coding and deploying a lot of Go microservices and this is his experience and advice. By Johan Lejdung.
How to build a custom Kubernetes Ingress Controller in Go
Posted on November 6, 2019, Level advanced Resource Length long
Tutorial written by Caleb Doxsey. It documents his journey to his own Kubernetes Ingress Controller.
Running a serverless Go web application
Posted on October 30, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Recently Google introduced the beta program for Google Cloud Run. This is a service to run stateless containers on a fully managed environment by Google. An article by Bart Fokker.
Cloning Memcached with Go
Posted on October 29, 2019, Level advanced Resource Length short
Andrew Healey tutorial how to write key value store in Go. He uses caching pretty often but had never coded up a Least Frequently Used (LRU) cache by hand before.
Golang tutorial for Node.js developers
Posted on August 21, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
CEO of RisingSTack Tamas Kadlecsik wrote this guide for Node.js developers interested in learning Go. Throughout a tutorial series, we'll cover the basics of getting started with the Go language, while building an app and exposing it through a REST, GraphQL and GRPC API.
How to deploy a Go web application using Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04
Posted on July 24, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length medium
The guide by Michael Okoh about deploying a web application in Go which will be useful to many back-end developers.
Comparison of 3 programming languages for a full-fledged next-generation sequencing tool
Posted on June 6, 2019, Level advanced Resource Length long
Study done by Pascal Costanza, Charlotte Herzeel and Wilfried Verachtert for new implementation language for elPrep. elPrep is an established multi-threaded framework for preparing SAM and BAM files in sequencing pipelines. To achieve good performance, its software architecture makes only a single pass through a SAM/BAM file for multiple preparation steps, and keeps sequencing data as much as possible in main memory.
Tags programming java golang performance
gRPC and Protocol Buffers as an alternative to JSON REST APIs
Posted on March 11, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Rafael Sales wrote this article about gRPC as alternative to REST APIs. gRPC is an open-source remote procedure call framework and Protocol Buffers is a mechanism for serializing structured data.
Tags golang programming gcp apis