Writing a raytracer in Go #1: Introduction

Two weeks ago I was at GopherCon Brasil 2019 at Florian√≥polis for the first time ever. There were a few interesting talks discussing Go’s compiler, linters, GoCV with Tensorflow and HuskyCI (which you should definitely check out).

However great the talks were, the event was especially important to remind me that I genuinely like what I do. Between work and university, it’s really easy to forget that I also like to program as a hobby.

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Milestones in projects: setting and reaching

Close-up of Pen on a notebook

Setting and reaching milestones can be troublesome tasks. However, making a project presentable and functional without established objectives is even worse. The lack of a clear goal when developing a project can lead to months or even years of endless optimizations. Occasionally, all you need to do is feel like you’ve completed something. Think of how many ideas never see the light of day due to perfectionism.

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