Golang North East

The Go user group for the North-East of England.

Twitter: @golangnortheast

Forthcoming Events

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Event History

Tue
23rd
Jul
6:30pm - 9:30pm
FREE
venue Scott Logic 6th Floor, 1 St James’ Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4AD
Alex will be talking about developing a REST API in Go.
Tue
28th
May
6:30pm - 9:30pm
FREE
venue Scott Logic 6th Floor, 1 St James’ Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4AD
Learn how to write a gRPC client and server and in a hands-on workshop.
Tue
23rd
Apr
6:30pm - 9:30pm
FREE
venue Scott Logic 6th Floor, 1 St James’ Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4AD
Nathan Davies covers technique and Andrew Charlton covers testing.
Tue
26th
Mar
6:30pm - 9:30pm
FREE
Tue
26th
Feb
6:30pm - 9:30pm
FREE
venue Scott Logic 6th Floor, 1 St James’ Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4AD
Rosie Hamilton presents.
Tue
22nd
Jan
6:30pm - 9:30pm
FREE
venue Scott Logic 6th Floor, 1 St James’ Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4AD
Andy Charlton presents 'profiling your code', with two short talks on clear code structure and Rosie Hamilton gives an intro to testing in Go.
Tue
27th
Nov (2018)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Scott Logic 6th Floor, 1 St James’ Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4AD
A hands-on workshop on how Go modules work - create and manage module dependencies and use some of the other newly created module-aware tools.
Tue
23rd
Oct (2018)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Scott Logic 6th Floor, 1 St James’ Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4AD
Four lightning talks, covering: "Generics proposal for Go 2", "Web scraping", "Useful 3rd party libraries".
Wed
15th
Aug (2018)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Learn about module support, landing in Go 1.11.
Tue
24th
Jul (2018)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
A workshop introducing Go for those that haven't tried it before, or have only looked at it briefly, or are just curious about this increasingly popular language.
Tue
26th
Jun (2018)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Some tried and tested patterns for structuring small and large scale Go projects. How to avoid circular package imports? How big should packages be?
Tue
22nd
May (2018)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Lean Coffee-style event
Tue
24th
Apr (2018)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Nathan Davies presents a workshop about HTTP middleware in Go.
Tue
27th
Feb (2018)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Mark Hemmings talks about deploying Go code to "serverless" architectures using tools such as Apex.
Tue
23rd
Jan (2018)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
"When to build a Monolith: Reducing Fragmentation in System Architecture" (Nathan Davies).
Tue
24th
Oct (2017)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Discover techniques and tools for refactoring code in Go, and for designing code with refactoring in mind.
Tue
22nd
Aug (2017)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Bring along anything that you would like to share about Go, whether it's something you've built, an experience or just a question.
Tue
25th
Jul (2017)
6:30pm
FREE
Tue
23rd
May (2017)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
A lean coffee style meetup open to general discussion about Go and related areas.
Tue
25th
Apr (2017)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Two talks, "Reducing Go programs automatically" (Daniel Marti) and "Techniques for refactoring Go programs" (Roger Peppe).
Tue
28th
Mar (2017)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
This hands-on coding dojo will explain how all of this works, give you some examples where it might be useful and provide some problems to hack on.
Tue
28th
Feb (2017)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Topic TBC, possibly related to the new realise of Go 1.8.
Tue
24th
Jan (2017)
6pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
This hands-on coding dojo will explore how encoding to and from various data formats (JSON, YAML, XML, binary) works in Go.
Tue
22nd
Nov (2016)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Roger Peppe will present a talk on a system that he and others at Canonical have written to provide security for their microservices.
Tue
27th
Sep (2016)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
The basics up bringing a new cluster up, to writing some programs in Go that will communicate with each other on the cluster and demonstrating how to deploy and scale these kind of applications.
Tue
23rd
Aug (2016)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
How Go packages work, including discussion on best practices and how to manage dependencies.
Tue
26th
Jul (2016)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
This workshop explores the use of the Go Fuzz tool to find bugs in Go parsing code.
Tue
24th
May (2016)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
A hands-on dojo to code up and play with 1-dimensional cellular automata, like Conway's "Game of Life".
Tue
26th
Apr (2016)
6:30pm - 25th Apr
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Roger Peppe will talk about building-block techniques for writing concurrent programs in Go.
Tue
22nd
Mar (2016)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
A "show and tell" gathering where everyone can share their Go experiences (good or bad!) and cool code fragments.
Tue
23rd
Feb (2016)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
A hands-on coding dojo oriented around writing concurrent programs in Go.
Tue
26th
Jan (2016)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Nathan Davies of turnitin.com will speak on "Concurrency at Turnitin" and Harry Lawrence will speak on "Distributed Development and Deployments".
Tue
24th
Nov (2015)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
A coding dojo. We'll pair up to write a cross-platform (iOS/Android) graphical app in Go using the go.mobile packages new in Go 1.5.
Tue
27th
Oct (2015)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
How do you do mocks/fakes in Go? Why should you consider using table-driven tests? Can it be a good idea to use a testing framework?
Tue
22nd
Sep (2015)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Rog Peppe will speak about io package, hashing and cryptography. James Rutherford also talks (topic TBA)
Tue
25th
Aug (2015)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Go Coding Dojo - we'll all hopefully be writing some Go at the event, so bring along your machine with a copy of Go installed.
Tue
28th
Jul (2015)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
"mgo: Techniques and Pitfalls" (Rog Peppe) and "Go with MySQL" (Mark Hemmings)
Tue
23rd
Jun (2015)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Open presentations format - attendees present Go projects they've developed, and Rog Peppe will demonstrate a Raspberry Pi 2 running Go under Ubuntu Snappy.
Tue
26th
May (2015)
6:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
There will be one or two talks (details to be arranged) and hopefully pizza and beer too.
Tue
24th
Mar (2015)
6:30pm
FREE