Go Community - GopherCon India

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February 20, 2016

Go Community - GopherCon India

Talk about the current state of the Go Community, and what you can do to help us grow.

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Cory LaNou

February 20, 2016
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    My Journey • Started Denver Gophers December 2012 • Initial

    meetup - 12 people • Took over a year to break 20 people • GopherCon Kickoff Party - April 2014 • Beginning Go • Go Lunches • Started Go Meetup Chicago 2015
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    Online Community •Go Nuts Mailing List •IRC Channel •Go+ Community

    •Go Forums •Twitter •Facebook •Linked In •Slack •Reddit •Personal Blogs •Videos
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    GoBridge golangbridge.org • Enables minorities in tech • Volunteer based

    • Open source material • Learn or Teach • Targets underrepresented communities • Guidance for organizers
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    GoBridge - Allies golangbridge.org • I’m not a minority, can

    I help? • Organizer • Teacher • Teachers Assistant • Host • Sponsor
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    GoBridge • What do they need? • Hosts • Sponsors

    • Teachers • Teaching Assistants golangbridge.org
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    Women Who Go womenwhogo.org • Bangalore • México • London

    • Boston • Boulder • New York City • San Diego • San Francisco
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    Starting a meetup • Create it • Post a new

    meeting • Without a date • Without a location • Without a host • Without a sponsor • Who will support you? • Your local community • Other meetup organizers • Online community • Me!
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    Helping Online • Ask Questions - Forums / Slack /

    etc. • Answer Questions • Blog - Medium • Screencast - YouTube
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    Centraal Minio Google Chain Sagan Systems CouldFlare Ardan Labs InfluxData

    Digital Ocean Google Cloud Arroyo Networks Iron.io Gopher Academy
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    Why are we doing this? We love Go? Job Security?

    Makes you look good? Adoption of Go at Work and in Education.
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    Get Involved womenwhogo.org Sarah Adams sadams.codes@gmail.com golangbridge.org • Carlisia Campos

    • @carlisia • Bill Kennedy • @goinggodotnet Local Meetup • The Go Community • Organizers on meetup.com • Cory LaNou - @corylanou