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Bubble sort is named for the way elements “bubble up” to the top of the list.

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Full example of the bubble sort algorithm

func bubbleSort(input []int) []int {
swapped := true
for swapped {
swapped = false
for i := 1…

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The answer to the age-old question of, “should I commit the vendor dependencies in my Go project to source control?”

Should You Commit Your Vendor Folder in Go

What Is the Vendor Folder?

Defer is a keyword that allows developers to delay the execution of a function until the current functions returns

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What is the “defer” keyword in Go?

Simple defer example — hello world

func main() {
defer fmt.Println("world") // deferred until main() exits

// prints:
// hello
// world

When would you want to defer something?

While no language or package manages time perfectly, I’m of the opinion that Golang does a pretty good job out-of-the-box.

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Luckily, I’ve met very few engineers in my career who are outright opposed to continuous deployment.

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What is continuous deployment?

Perhaps you’ve heard of the fabled 10x developer (or 10x engineer)

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What’s the purpose of a meeting?

Concatenation is just a fancy word for adding strings together to make a larger string.

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func Sprintf(format string, a ...interface{}) string
s := fmt.Sprintf("%v has been…

Lane Wagner

I love Go and Rust, and I like JavaScript and Python. I’m indiehacking on when my daughter isn’t crying.

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