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  • service

    Starter code for writing web services in Go using Kubernetes. (by ardanlabs)

    The repository and structure is free here, but I highly recommend the actual course for API development, which is not free but very valuable.


  • gofpher

    a collection of functional programming constructs for go

    Monadic error handling like in ML work-alikes, Rust etc. would be a good start. Adopt:



    I've been talking to the local Go user group. No one even knows about that concept. This continues a pattern of general ignorance/lack of looking beyond one's horizon I've noticed.

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  • gotests

    Automatically generate Go test boilerplate from your source code.

    You can save yourself a minute and generate the test case boilerplate for your with https://github.com/cweill/gotests :)

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