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React Hooks interview swizec teller
Why React’s alpha feature Hooks is awesome
Bas van Essen, Thursday, January 3, 2019

Looking to the enthusiasm for React's new feature Hooks, that rids our JS codebase of classes, it will seemingly also appeal many new users in 2019. React + D3v4 author Swizec Teller elaborates on the value of the feature, joining our live interview channel within the React Brasil Slack community.

goroutine leaks threads
Why goroutines leaks exist, and how to avoid these
Bas van Essen, Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Being able to run code parallel is one of today's capabilities to meet this need. But beware of the danger of leaks! We talk about it with Jacob Walker from Ardan Labs, who dedicated a blog to it for Golang engineers. 

dependency injection in Golang
‘Dependency injection containers will never really become a thing in Go’
Bas van Essen, Thursday, November 29, 2018

A dependency injection container helps you to avoid manual wiring the dependencies. Yet still, there's a debate whether containers are a natural fit to Go, as it provides an idiom that lets you completely reach the same goals in your own codebase. And now there's Wire, a new DIC from the Go team. Go engineer Márk Sági-Kazár discusses the topic.

Laurens van Geffen director Superbuddy
How culture can overcome a startup’s outsider position
Bas van Essen, Wednesday, November 21, 2018

They are plodding around in no man’s land. That is what startup founders in the Dutch urban districts might think about Laurens van Geffen’s and Tim van den Heuvel’s efforts to build Superbuddy in the distant town of Zwolle. But they seem to rightly believe that culture drives the performance and satisfaction of their software engineers.