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Go Programming Language 15th March 2012

Event "Go, golang, go!"

Go is "a new" [..], concurrent, garbage-collected and typed language feels like a dynamically typed, interpreted language.
This is a joint event between the ZH-Geeks group and the GTUG Zurich. Join us for a fast and furious ride through Go theory and practice!


ETH, main building (HG), room HG E 33.1

Raemistrasse 101Zurich


15th March 2012 18:30


  • Luuk van Dijk will introduce us to the Go language and its main features.
  • Johan Euphrosine, will take us through the motions of building an actual Go application for Google App Engine.
This session has also hands-on time. Bring your laptop with the Go language SDK already installed

About the Speakers

Luuk van Dijk is a staff software engineer at Google, currently working on the Go compiler. Since joining Google in 2005, he has worked on projects as diverse as geocoding, the Gmail backend, Google News, the Googlebot and Usage Rights.

Johan Euphrosine joined Google in 2011 as a Developer Programs Engineer based in Zurich. He is currently focusing on App Engine. Before Google, Johan was providing development services as a Freelancer around FLOSS.