• Sneha Inguva - Networking and Go: Leveraging the net package to Build Services.

    Sneha Inguva is a software engineer on the networking team at DigitalOcean. She enjoys the challenge of building and scaling products. In her spare time, she frequents international cat cafes and medium to tall-sized mountains. Schedule: • Meet & greet • Sneha Inguva - Networking and Go: Leveraging the net package to Build Services. • Questions, networking & drinks Limited seats. RSVP required.

  • Chad Petersen - Scaling a cryptocurrency exchange using microservices

    November 1st come to Luno's offices and listen to our very own Chad Petersen talk about scaling our cryptocurrency exchange using microservices. While you're at it grab a beer and/or soft drink and chat about why you love Go. Schedule: • Meet & greet • Chad Petersen - Scaling a cryptocurrency exchange using microservices • Networking & drinks Limited seats. RSVP required.

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  • Lightning Talks with Ben Meier and William Stewart!

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    July 26th come to Luno's offices and listen to Ben Meier of Oracle talk about building CLI apps in Go and William Stewart of Superbalist talk about {{.SecondTalkTitleTBD}}. While you're at it, grab some pizza, beer and/or soft drinks and chat about why you love Go. Schedule: • Meet & greet • Building CLI apps, by Ben Meier of Oracle • Another talk, by William Stewart of Superbalist • Networking, pizza & beer Limited seats. RSVP required.

  • Productionizing a Go Service

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    We're excited to have Keegan Carruthers-Smith from Sourcegraph join us to give a talk on some concrete ways to make your Go service more observable as well as validating common production concerns. Come to our offices, eat some pizza, grab a beer and/or soft drinks and chat about the state of Go. Schedule: • Meet & greet • Productionizing a Go Service by Keegan Carruthers-Smith • Networking, drinks (sponsored by Luno (https://www.luno.com)) and pizza (sponsored by OfferZen (https://www.offerzen.com/)). Sponsors Limited seats. RSVP required.

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  • Using Go to build a real time ad bidder

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    Ryan Slade of Avocet is going to walk us through building and optimizing their ad-bidder to handle over 100k requests/s. Come to our offices, grab some pizza, beer and/or soft drinks and chat about the state of Go. Schedule: • Meet & greet • How we use Go to build a real time ad bidder by Ryan Slade • Networking, drinks (sponsored by Luno (https://www.luno.com)) and pizza (sponsored by OfferZen (https://www.offerzen.com/)!) Sponsors Limited seats. RSVP required.

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  • Go 1.8 Launch party and lightning talks!

    Luno (formerly BitX)

    February 16th is the official date for the launch of Go 1.8! Come to our offices, grab some pizza, beer and/or soft drinks and chat about the state of Go. Schedule: • Meet & greet • What's new in Go 1.8 by Timothy Stranex of Luno (http://www.luno.com) • Go for mobile app development by Fanus du Toit of Q Division (http://qdivision.co/) • Networking, pizza & beer Limited seats. RSVP required.

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  • Go 1.6 release party

    Konga.com office

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  • Gopher Gala 2016

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    You are cordially invited to the Gopher Gala. The Gopher Gala is the world's first Go(lang) distributed hackathon. Showcase your skills and compete for prizes against the best Go developers from around the world. Join us at the new BitX office in Cape Town on Saturday and Sunday where we will be hosting a local HQ for the Gopher Gala. This event will be for those participating in the Gopher Gala and those who would like to meet and learn from other Go developers. For more info about the Gopher Gala visit http://gophergala.com/ Please register for the gala at https://gophers.typeform.com/to/GY6fBD If you don't have any teammates or don't know what to build for the gala, don't worry. Come along anyway and we'll figure it out on the day. Shese are some of the projects you can work on: • Bitcoin trading bot • Telemetry system • Bitcoin-powered solar electricity grid • Wifi access point that allows you to pay by the minute with Bitcoin • Content paywall that allows you to read the rest of an article The full event starts at 3am on Saturday morning and lasts for 48 hours. We will only be hosting this event during certain times of the day. Details: • BitX will be open from 10am to 5pm on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th Jan • There will be experienced Go devs to bounce ideas off • Snacks and drinks will be provided • Bring your laptop, ideas and enthusiasm!

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  • Golang lightning talks

    22seven Theatre

    Two lightning talks, free pizza, beer, soft drinks and discussions around recent development projects. Schedule: • Meet & greet • What's new in Go 1.5 (Keegan Carruthers-Smith) • How we built a connection pool with channels (Timothy Stranex) • Q&A session with the Go devs • Networking, pizza & beer Limited seats. RSVP required. Proudly supported by: GDG Cape Town (https://plus.google.com/108309780217630451504) BitX (https://bitx.co/) 22seven (https://www.22seven.com/)

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