Go is an open source programming language developed at Google by Robert Griesemer, Rob Pike and Ken Thompson that makes it easy to build simple, reliable, and efficient software. Go has been growing rapidly GitHub reports that Go has become the #9 most popular language, surpassing C, and has seen a growth of 52% over the last year.
Who Should Attend? > Engineering managers looking to evaluate or adopt Go > Software developers starting to adopt Go > Teams looking to share best practices around Go development workflows
Why should I learn Go?
Go is a modern, concurrent and safe language. There is a huge, supportive community, backed by giants like Google, Dropbox, Docker and Cloudflare. All this results in one thing programmers are able to create stabler code in lesser time.
2:00 PM Doors Open 2:30 PM Session Start 4:30 PM Networking On Coffee
About the speaker:
Mahadevan Ramachandran is the technical co-founder and CEO of RapidLoop. In his career spanning more than 18 years, he has co-founded RapidLoop, a startup that creates cloud native solutions for server monitoring, database monitoring, service monitoring and app metric monitoring. He also served as game CTO for top Zynga titles (including Draw Something, Hidden Chronicles, ChefVille) reaching millions of players and led the engineering team that built and launched the first Zynga title from India (Hidden Shadows). Previously Mahadevan led development teams creating products for global businesses at Siemens, Philips, Emulex and EMC. He released his first FOSS in the early ‘90s - to India’s first BBS (CiX) and continues to be an active open source contributor.