Keep it simple, stupid. The KISS principle is one of my favorites. Often we are guilty of making systems unnecessarily complex. This creates a miserable cycle of working with these things that we create. Does it have to be this way? Go was designed with simplicity and ease of use top of mind. I’m claiming by using Go to build your next server/service the benefits will go beyond the performance of your software.
Abstract Interfaces are one of the most powerful Go features. They allow you to develop applications and libraries that are flexible, re-usable, and testable. Like other programming languages, interfaces allow you to abstract behavior without prescribing how objects implement them. Unlike other programming languages, however, Go favors small interfaces and implements them implicitly. This concept … Read More
Go is a natural fit for building web applications and services. Over the last few years the Go community has been busy creating better tools for web development in Go.