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DC Native and Software Engineer at CARFAX

Sean Carpenter

Sean Carpenter is a DC native and Software Engineer at CARFAX. At CARFAX, Sean uses a mixture of Python and Go to develop cloud-native applications to monitor and profile their products. In his spare time, Sean develops games in Godot and trains for competitive programming contests like Google Code Jam. His hobbies include hiking, woodworking, and trying to come up with valid reasons for why he should totally rewrite his latest project in Haskell.


Tech Talk

10:50 AM | Track #3

A Pragmatic Introduction To Concurrency in Go

A pragmatic introduction to the basic concurrency primitives in Go and how to use them. Specifically, this presentation will cover goroutines, channels, waitgroups, mutexes and a technique for implementing semaphores in Go.