It’s been awhile. Look how big my baby is now:
HUGE. And so many teeth. He’s walking all over, including all over his dada, and keeping us on our toes.
But I digress.
Earlier this year I had the opportunity to go to GopherCon. Since I resumed work in March, most of the work I’ve been doing has been in Go:
I rewrote an API service from Java to Go. The service has a handful of endpoints to manipulate filter strings including create, edit, get by id and get (all) by org, and uses some customized middleware based on go-kit for logging and etc. Figuring out my way around all the company-specific middleware was complicated because it was created by a former employee to make Go development easier for Java developers (I am not a Java dev). Luckily, my very talented co-worker Amy had recently built a similar Go service and I was able to use her work as a template of sorts — while still dealing with a number of unique challenges to the project. Today, this “marketer” API runs in production servicing the marketer platform and a number of additional endpoints and services have been added.