Introductions

Written 31st of August 2020

Hi, I'm Markus. 😊 I'm a professional software developer specialising in backend web services and distributed systems, but I also like building web products, full-stack style. I've been building web sites and programming since my early teens.

My main programming language is Go. I like Go for its simplicity, maintainability, modernity, and for a lot of other reasons. I hope to show you a useful thing or two in Go on this blog.

In a former life, I was a PhD student at Computer Science, Aarhus University, Denmark, but for a multitude of reasons I ended up aborting that and going to work for Uber for four years instead. At Uber, my professional career got a kickstart in a really fast-paced environment. I learnt the ins and outs of building and maintaining storage infrastructure literally used by millions of people every day.

These days, I'm an independent software consultant and indie hacker, splitting my time between consulting work, working on open source projects, and getting this blog started as a learning resource for other developers.

I hope you will enjoy my writing. You're always welcome to reach out to me at markus@maragu.dk or on Twitter at @markusrgw.

See you again soon! 👋

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I'm Markus, a professional software consultant and developer. 🤓✨ You can reach me on markus@maragu.dk or at @markusrgw. If you like my work, consider sponsoring me. You could also check out my LinkedIn profile, or do neither of these things and just grab a coffee and a biscuit.

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