The little known team that keeps Go going
Ever wonder how new features get added to the
go command? Or where tools like
gopls come from? Well, there’s an open team that handles just those things.
Just like the programming language itself, many of the tools that Go engineers use everyday are discussed and developed in the open. In this episode we’ll talk about this team, how it started, where it’s going, and how you can get involved.
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- LaunchDarkly – Ship fast. Rest easy. Deploy code at any time, even if a feature isn’t ready to be released to your users. Wrap code in feature flags to get the safety to test new features and infrastructure in prod without impacting the wrong end users.
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- Daniel Martí – Twitter, GitHub, LinkedIn, Website
- Paul Jolly – Twitter, GitHub, Website
- Marwan Sulaiman – Twitter, GitHub
- Ian Cottrell – LinkedIn
- Kris Brandow – Twitter, GitHub
Notes and Links
- Go Tools Working Group Wiki
- Shared Google Calendar for Tools Working Group monthly meetings
- #tools group on Gopher Slack
- Golang-tools mailing list
- Our episode on SIV and the V2+ problem
Something missing or broken? PRs welcome!