Interfaces are everywhere in Go. The basic error type is an interface, writing with the
fmt package means you are probably using an interface, and there are countless other instances where they pop up. In this episode Mark, Mat, Johnny, and Jon discuss interfaces at length, exploring what they are, how they are using them in their own projects, as well as tips for how you can leverage them in your own code.
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- Johnny Boursiquot – Twitter, GitHub, Website
- Mark Bates – Twitter, GitHub, Website
Notes and Links
- Go Issue #20280 - An issue about a cancellable
- Cancellable io.Reader example - An example of how to use interface chaining to create a cancellable
- io.TeeReader - A reader mentioned on the podcast that lets you write everything you read to an output.
- io.MultiWriter - A writer mentioned on the podcast that lets you write to multiple outputs.
- Buffalo plugins package - Interfaces and helper utilities for writing Buffalo’s Go plugins.
- Buffalo plugin implementations - Current plugin implementations for Buffalo.