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Go templating using Templ (Go Time #291)

September 13, 2023 1:05:37 63.51 MB Downloads: 0

Go’s known for it’s fantastic standard library, but there are some places where the libraries can be challenging to use. The html/template package is one of those places. So what alternatives do we have? On today’s episode we’re talking about Templ, an HTML templating language for Go that has great developer tooling. Co-hosts Kris Brandow and Jon Calhoun are joined by Adrian Hesketh, the creator of Templ, and Joe Davidson, one of the maintainers on the project.

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(00:00) - It's Go Time!
(00:44) - Joe and Adrian
(02:35) - Celsius vs Fahrenheit
(04:51) - HTML templating with Go
(08:24) - How old is this?
(09:52) - Bringing this into existance
(16:40) - Generating Go code
(19:27) - The 2nd generate step
(25:31) - Serverside rendering
(36:03) - Sponsor: Changelog News
(37:42) - Back to Templ
(41:58) - LSP
(42:50) - What is Templ good for?
(49:01) - Surprisingly good docs
(52:03) - Making the docs approachable
(55:42) - Unpopular opinions!
(56:07) - Adrian's unpop
(59:23) - Joe's unpop
(1:03:04) - Jon's unpop
(1:04:00) - Outro