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Learning Golang (some rough notes) - S02E00 - Kafka and Go

rmoff profile image Robin Moffatt Originally published at rmoff.net on ・1 min read

Learning Go with Kafka (3 Part Series)

1) Learning Golang (some rough notes) - S02E00 - Kafka and Go 2) Learning Golang (some rough notes) - S02E01 - My First Kafka Go Producer 3) Learning Golang (some rough notes) - S02E02 - Adding error handling to the Producer

With the first leg of my journey with Go done (starting from a very rudimentary base), the next step for me was to bring it into my current area of interest and work - Apache Kafka.

There are several client libraries available. I’m going to use the the Confluent Go client for now, and if I feel the need later on might explore the others. The API docs are comprehensive as are the example code snippets and some showing how to use the Go client with Confluent Cloud.

Here I’m going to try and apply what I’ve learnt so far to the Kafka client and build my understanding of it from the ground up (instead of blindly copy & pasting which is effective but less educational than taking something apart and reassembling it 😎).

Learning Go with Kafka (3 Part Series)

1) Learning Golang (some rough notes) - S02E00 - Kafka and Go 2) Learning Golang (some rough notes) - S02E01 - My First Kafka Go Producer 3) Learning Golang (some rough notes) - S02E02 - Adding error handling to the Producer

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Robin Moffatt is a Developer Advocate at Confluent, and regular conference speaker. He also likes writing about himself in the third person, eating good breakfasts, and drinking good beer.

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