You've no doubt heard the buzz around the Go programming language. Google's first mainstream language has captured a great deal of mind-share within the developer community. Go's simplicity, and speed are allowing it to become the framework of choice for the new world of microservices and containerized deployments. In this talk, we'll explore the Go language, its conventions, and how to build a simple Go microservice.
John Zablocki is the VP of Enginering at Skedaddle, where he is responsible for its transit platform. John is particularly interested in non-relational databases, and previously worked at Couchbase. He has authored books for O'Reilly, and Packt, and holds an M.S. in Computer Science from Rensselaer at Hartford. Online, John can be found at http://about.me/johnzablocki. Offline, he can be found around New England with his dog, daughter, and his Fender Telecaster.