In this episode, Andy Davis talks to Mat Ryer. He’s currently an author, programmer, and gopher and currently the Principle Engineer at Veritone. On the show, Matt chats to Andy about Go, why it’s different from other languages, and its advantages. They also discuss gamifying the coding process and talk about open source online communities.

Matt is a creative and agile hands-on leader who knows how to deliver world-class products and services. He is the author of Go Programming Blueprints.



Show Notes:

01.01 What made you want to learn Go

03.09 The Go revolution.

12.05 Google’s Go agenda

14.50 Have you met any of the people who wrote Go?

17.39 Collaborating with online communities

19.39 Gamification of the coding process

22.30 Measuring performance for code writers

25.09 Micromanaging teams? Don’t do that! 

27.32 What is ‘line of sight’ coding

33.33 Go generating momentum in the tech market

38.19 Where is Go going?

41.47 What keeps you motivated and what are you striving for?

45.34 Talking about open source online communities