If it won't be simple, it simply won't be. [source code] by Miki Tebeka, CEO, 353Solutions

Thursday, July 31, 2014

timeat in Go

Wrote timeat, which shows time at a specific location, in Go as well. (For comparison the Python version is here). To install either go get bitbucket.org/tebeka/timeat or download the executables.

Working in a multi-timezone team, this script comes handy from time to time (as well as worldtimebuddy :).

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Generating Byte Arrays for Assets in Go using xxd

Go's net/http server is pretty fast, but sometimes you want to get faster. One way to do that is to create a binary array in memory for static files (assets). Here''s how I generate the byte arrays automatically with xxd.

Note that this makes the build go slower as you have more and bigger assets.If this is a problem, take a look at nrsc ;)

Since the go toolchain does not support custom steps currently, I''m using make.



Sunday, July 06, 2014

Hook to Update Tag List when Changing git Branch

I use ctags with Vim to move around. At work we use git feature branches, which means code changes when you switch a branch. Here''s a very simple post-checkout hook to update the tag list whenever you switch branches.

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