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Cory LaNou is our guest this week. He shared what it was like to start open source development after 13 years of programming behind closed doors, and what it was like to have one of his first contributions (a bug fix) be reviewed by Dave Cheney (a very prominent Go developer).

Cory helps to organize several local meetups and shared the details of his work in the community, as well as some inspiring tips for how to get involved.

We also discussed the need for domain knowledge to understand the code you’re reading, microservices and frameworks in Go, reasoning for breaking down an application, performance, and more.

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Featuring

Notes and Links

Intro Cory

Using microservices

Mid-show discussion

Interesting Go Projects and News

Free Software Friday