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Tom Bell

Go, Swift, and JavaScript Hacker
Northern Quarter, Manchester

  1. My Go CLI Patterns

    I stumbled across a post on the Go subreddit asking about the patterns people use for building command-line applications. The post interested me because I’d recently written a number of command-line apps using Go. With writing these I had developed a number of patterns that I reuse when building command-line apps now.

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  2. Debugging with a MacBook CPU fan

    Just a quick anecdote from last Saturday evening while Martin and I were pairing on our project.

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  3. ReleaseKit + Go CI/CD Pipeline

    For a long time now, most of my command-line app projects have been written using Go. Without going into a sales pitch for Go, I love using it for command-line apps because of the simple tool chain, and nice standard library (also the flag package is great).

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  4. Screen Sharing & Pairing with macOS

    Back when I first met Martin, we spent the entire day (almost 12 hours plus) working together on network programming project, reverse engineering a network protocol, creating a client for it.

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  5. Hacking in Berlin

    Around the start of November 2017 sitting in Waterstones in the Arndale, Martin had told me about an idea he had for a project we should work on. After explaining in detail and talking about how to go about it for about an hour, we decided we’ll do it.

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