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Go memory ballast: How I learnt to stop worrying and love the heap

Reading Time: 11 minutes I’m a big fan of small code changes that can have large impact. This may seem like an obvious thing to state, but let me explain: These type of changes often involve diving into and understanding things one is not familiar with. Even with the most well factored code, there is a maintenance cost to […]

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Twirp: a sweet new RPC framework for Go

Reading Time: 4 minutes Why not gRPC? This code generation approach is not a novel idea at all. Google provides a framework, gRPC, which does a very similar thing, and gRPC has grown to be pretty prominent. In fact, we started out at Twitch using gRPC. It didn’t gain a lot of traction, though — we had some problems with it, and […]