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Golang UK 2015
On August 21st the Go community gathered in London for the first edition of Golang UK. The conference featured two parallel tracks and nearly 400 gophers attended.
The conference started with the opening keynote by David Calavera called Crossing the Language Chasm (video) and continued with two concurrently executed tracks.
- Stupid Gopher Tricks, by Andrew Gerrand (video)
- Complex Concurrency Patterns in Go, by Evan Huus (video)
- Code Analysis [no reading required], by Francesc Campoy (video)
- Go kit: a toolkit for microservices, by Peter Bourgon (video)
- Dependency Management Conundrum, by William Kennedy (video)
- Building APIs, by Mat Ryer (video)
- Building a Bank with Go, by Matt Heath (video)
- CockroachDB: Make Data Easy, by Ben Darnell (video)
- Understanding memory allocation in Go, by Dean Elbaz (video)
- Whispered Secrets, by Eleanor McHugh (video)
Finally Damian Gryski took the stage for the closing keynote (video), giving an overview of how the Go community has evolved over time and hinting to what the future might look like.
On the day before the conference, William Kennedy gave a full day Go workshop.
It was a great conference, so congratulations to the organizers and see you next year in London!
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