SQL as API in Go

So your API needs to allow queries that are too complicated for plain CRUD APIs but not complicated enough to justify using GraphQL? Consider accepting a subset of SQL where clauses, with the necessary security checks implemented in Go.


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Continuous refresh, or: how to keep your API client authorized

An access token should be initialized and refreshed from a central place, yet be available to umpteenth of client sessions. Dynamic futures to the rescue.


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Poetry time! Go proverbs as limericks

The Go proverbs capture the essence of Go. Too concise for your taste? No worries, here is each proverb explained in a limerick.


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AI times three—or how I made AI write a blog post for me

Writing a concurrency-safe hashmap in Go is dead easy, even an AI can do it! To prove this, I had three AI tools write this blog article, generate Go code, and create an opening image.


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How I used Go to make my radio auto-switch to AUX-IN when a Raspi plays music

Ok, so your radio lacks AirPlay support but has an auxiliary input and can be remote-controlled via the Frontier Silicon API. Fetch a Raspberry Pi, put Shairport-sync and Raspotify on it, plug it into the AUX port, and glue everything together with some Go code. Et voilà - home automation in the small.


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Rapid AWS Lambda development with Go and Mantil

If you need to develop an AWS Lambda function in Go, take a look at Mantil, a dev kit with staging and database connection included.


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Instant Go

Edit and run Go code right in the browser. No backend required.


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How I turned a binary search tree into a generic data structure with go2go

Some time ago I wrote about how to create a balanced binary search tree. The search keys and the data payload were both plain strings. Now it is time to get rid of this limitation. go2go lets us do that while waiting for the official generics release.


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How to become the richest person on earth (and learn some Go along the way)

Ok, to be frank, this article is mostly about the second part of the title. We will build a market simulation with minimal Go code, and show how the rich get richer even when they are not greedy at all.


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Packaging a project release (goreleaser part 2)

In the previous post, I used goreleaser to add binaries to a project release. Now let’s have goreleaser build a Homebrew formula as well. Automatically, and for macOS and Linux alike.


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