Golang Prague #6 with Jon Calhoun - Learning Go

Prague Golang Meetup
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In the Golang Prague Meetup #6 we will focus on the process of learning Go and programming languages in general.

We are joined by a fantastic guest Jon Calhoun. Jon is a full stack web developer who also teaches about Go, web development, algorithms, and anything programming related. He also consults for other companies who have development needs. Jon is a co-founder of EasyPost, a shipping API that many fortune 500 companies use to power their shipping infrastructure, and prior to founding EasyPost he worked at google as a software engineer.

6:00 PM - 6:05 PM CEST Introduction - Ladislav Prskavec & Vladislav Matus
6:05 PM - 6:30 PM CEST Jon Calhoun - Journey Before Destination
6:35 PM - 7:00 PM CEST Vladislav Matus - My Go Journey
7:00 PM - 7:15 PM CEST Discussion about the tools and sources that you have found useful on your Go Journey

Speaker: Jon Calhoun
Talk name: Journey Before Destination
Quick description: When learning to code it is easy to focus solely on where we want to be and to try to rush to the end. Jon believes that is a mistake, and in this talk he discusses why the journey is important and how to make the most of resources when learning Go.
Duration: ~25min

Speaker: Vladislav Matus
Talk name: My Go Journey
Quick description: There are multiple ways how to approach learning of a new programming language and it depends on an individual which path is the most beneficial for them. In this talk Vladislav will describe his process of learning Go and highlight the most influential sources that he used during this journey.
Duration: ~25min