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!

Development Machine Environment Build and Base OS Load

When choosing an operating system to work with there are a number of factors to take into account. Some of these factors include; What language stack and tooling will you need to use?
What focus beyond software development will the machine have?
What apps and tooling do you already have?

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.