Honeycomb, Complex Systems, Saving Sanity

Feb. 23, 2017, 8 p.m. (6 years, 9 months ago)

Charity Majors joined the show to talk about debugging complex systems, using go to save one’s sanity, hiring smart people who can learn, and collectively working to make “on-call” life not miserable.

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Show Notes:

Honeycomb :: Powerful, Exploratory Learning with Richer Data

go package libhoney (it’s the APM of the future!)

How We Moved Our API From Ruby to Go and Saved Our Sanity


Database Reliability Engineering book

Interesting Go Projects and News

Charity wants to give big shout outs (shouts out?) to Naitik Shah and Matt Silverlock!

Go 1.8 is released

Implementing a Debugger: The Fundamentals

Building a Go Debugger

Gobot - 1.2 Released

Pixterm - Draw images in your ANSI terminal with true color

1.8 Release Parties Everywhere

Change to Go CoC

Free Software Friday!

Each week on the show we give a shout out to an open source project or community that’s made an impact in our day to day developer lives.

Something missing or broken? PRs welcome!

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