Gopher Guides Instructor Team

The Gopher Guides instructor team includes some of the most respected and accomplished leaders in the Go programming community. Their combination of hands-on professional experience, commitment to fostering an inclusive and supportive Go community, and the education of Go developers make them an excellent resource for companies around the world that want to enhance their team’s skillsets and efficiency.

Mark Bates

Founder/Instructor - Specializes in Web Development

Mark Bates is a full stack web developer with almost 20 years of experience building high quality scalable applications for companies such as Apple, USA Today, Klarna, and Palm. He has written three books, 'Distributed Programming with Ruby', 'Programming in CoffeeScript', and 'Conquering the Command Line'. Mark has spoken at conferences around the world, has led user groups such as Boston Ruby and Boston Golang, and has helped to organize conferences such as GothamGo and GopherCon.

Training Offered

  • Go
  • Web Development
  • Buffalo
  • Docker
  • Git

Available For

  • In Person Classroom Training
  • Virtual Online Training
  • Self Paced Training Courses
View Marks's complete bio and training courses.

Cory LaNou

Instructor - Specializes in Distributed Computing

Cory is a full stack technologist (except JavaScript, which he loathes) who has specialized in start-ups for the last 18 years. He is part of the Core engineering team of InfluxDB, a highly scalable, distributed time series database written in Go. Active in the international Go community, Cory has published several articles related to Go along with creating and leading Go workshops and training courses. While thinking globally, he acts locally by organizing several regional technology Meetups in the Midwest and mentoring new developers and aspiring entrepreneurs.

Training Offered

  • Go
  • Distributed Computing
  • Distributed Architecture

Available For

  • In Person Classroom Training
  • Virtual Online Training
  • Self Paced Training Courses
View Cory's complete bio and training courses.

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