Language Stack Installation for Python & Go

Previously I’ve gone through the steps I take to get a solid development machine setup. From the base operating system load, to the browser and basic IDEs I install. Now I’ve got more videos and the respective notes and details about what two language stacks I setup next; Python and Go.

My Top 2 Reading List for Go & Data

Over the next few months while I read through these books I hope to provide summaries and related notes on the material. Who knows, maybe you’ll want to dive into the material yourself! Until then happy thrashing code and may you have high retention and comprehension in reading!

WE DID IT! DataStax Astra isĀ GA

Yesterday we finally went full GA (Generally Available) with DataStax Astra. For the quick TLDR think of it as Apache Cassandra that you can spin up as a service and use in about a minute. I, as I wrote about some months ago, joined the engineering team to help build out the system! I quickly got to reconnoitering the role and working toward build out of features, which now are available to you!

Simple Go HTTP Server Starter in 15 Minutes

In this post I cover putting together a simple http server with a video on creating the http server, setting a status code, which provides the basic elements you need to further build out a fully featured server. This post is paired with a video too.

Creating a Go Module & Writing Tests in Less Than 3 Minutes

In this short (less than 4 minutes) video I put together a Go module library, then setup some first initial tests calling against functions in the module.