6 October 2014
The week of June 23rd was a good week for gophers in San Francisco. Go was a big
part of Google I/O on Wednesday and
Thursday, and on Monday we took advantage of the large gopher population to run
the Go SummerFest, a
special instance of the GoSF meetup. This
blog post is a recap of both events.
On the Monday, more than 200 gophers gathered at the Google office in San
Francisco to hear a series of talks:
More comments and pictures from the event are available on the
meetup event page.
On the Wednesday and Thursday, Go was at Google I/O in two different
formats: the Go booth in the sandbox area and the Go code labs available in the
code lab area and all around the world through
The Go booth was part of the Developer Sandbox area.
For the two days of the conference, some gophers from Google and other
companies gave a series of talks and demonstrations. The talks were not
recorded, but the slides and some screencasts and blog posts will be shared
We also organized Q&A sessions and lightning talks by members of the Go
This year attendees of Google I/O had a code lab area with self-service
computers where they could sit and learn Go. The code labs were also available
to anyone through the Google I/O extended brand. You can try it yourself at
Thanks to the organizers, speakers, and attendees who helped make these events a
great success. See you next year. (Or at dotGo this week!)