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James Wang will be giving a talk on Go this coming Thursday!

Go is an exciting programming language that is aimed to replace C in many ways. From groundbreaking benchmarks to Erlang-like concurrency focused language constructs make it one of the go to languages for code that demand performance.

From Go’s Documentation:

The Go programming language is an open source project to make programmers more productive.

Go is expressive, concise, clean, and efficient. Its concurrency mechanisms make it easy to write programs that get the most out of multicore and networked machines, while its novel type system enables flexible and modular program construction. Go compiles quickly to machine code yet has the convenience of garbage collection and the power of run-time reflection. It’s a fast, statically typed, compiled language that feels like a dynamically typed, interpreted language.

The agenda for this talk is as follows:

  • Environment Setup
  • Getting Started: Simple Programs and Algorithms
  • Concurrency & Design Patterns
  • Tools and Projects written in Go

Golang links:


When: Thursday, January 29, 2015 @ 7:00pm

Where: Manoa Innovation Center (HICapacity), 2800 Woodlawn Drive, Suite #132, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822.

Street parking is available, as well as a limited amount of green vistor stalls are available. Please do not park in the reserved stalls.


James Wang

James Wang is the CEO and Principal Software Engineer of Slickage, a Honolulu based software engineering firm. He is also a co-founder of HI Capacity, a hackerspace in Honolulu formed in 2011. When hacking he enjoys the intricacies of large scale systems all the way up to the response times of beautiful user interfaces. When James is not coding he engages in competitive fighting games and competes in tournaments across the US.


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Trevor Alexander, HICapacity member and Student Liaison, will give an informal technical talk about backpack, an ‘information introspection application’ developed at Startup Weekend with the help of a couple of UH student biz devs, a tenacious student from DevLeague (hi Eun Joo!), and some punks from Sudokrew (hi Manny! hi Matt!). Expect bad jokes, terrible commit messages, sappy reminiscence, shoutouts to the community, and maybe even a little lucid code review!


When: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 @ 7:00pm

Where: Manoa Innovation Center (HICapacity), 2800 Woodlawn Drive, Suite #132, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822.

Street parking is available, as well as a limited amount of green vistor stalls are available. Please do not park in the reserved stalls.

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This Wednesday, we’re giving UH engineering students a chance to see HICapacity at work!

HICAP Members: Sign up to show your work off or just brag and chat.

UH Students: Sign up so we know how many attendees to plan for.

Student transportation to the space will be provided by UH shuttle. HICapacity members will be available for short rides back to campus.

Light pupus will be provided for both members and students.

RSVP on EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ieee-hicapacity-tour-tickets-14388551545


When: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 @ 6:20pm to 8:30pm

Where: Manoa Innovation Center (HICapacity), 2800 Woodlawn Drive, Suite #132, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822.

Street parking is available, as well as a limited amount of green vistor stalls are available. Please do not park in the reserved stalls.

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