November 9, 2020

My Technological Struggle

I started developing Startyk using Go, and found myself having to implement a lot of different elements, such as writing to a database, or choosing how to do templating. While there is power in creating your own version of those features, that is not something you want to reinvent if your goal is to develop a project fast For this reason, I tried to quickly implement the same functionalities using Rails. Read more

October 31, 2020

Web Dev in Go

I’ve been developing Startyk in Go, and I’ve noticed a few things that really make me slower than I would like to be. I may be missing parts of the issue because of my lack of experience with Go and/or web development. First, I’ve had to create all of the Postgres integrations by hand. I could have gone with an ORM, and just let it do it’s magic. I tried that before, and managing IDs which are not integers quickly becomes quite difficult. Read more

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