039: Go is now more fun to build web apps

I started a monolith-style web application couple of weeks ago and force to admit that Go is more and more fun to use where I was considering more like Django or Rails before.

For me there was still the templates aspect that needed to be fixed, and I wrote a library for that. The other major place where I was not enjoying myself was the database code, found it way to repetitive for application that had a lot of SQL tables.

We're in a very good place at the moment and the benefits of having a compiled language to build heavy backend web application is great.


  • dstpierre/tpl - a simple library to help with templates structuring, parsing, and rendering
  • sqlc - I finally surrender, and I like it

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Dominic St-Pierre
Dominic St-Pierre
Go system builder - entrepreneur. I've been writing software systems since 2001. I love SaaS, building since 2008.
039: Go is now more fun to build web apps
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