Reflashing a Chinese Seriallink SLK-e940 4G LTE Gateway Router with OpenWRT

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Recently, I needed an LTE backup at a secondary home location with an unreliable primary internet connection. I was somewhat bewildered by the plethora of options available. I saw a weatherized Seriallink SLK-e940 on eBay for a very nice price, so I looked up the details on it. I found (from the help screenshots) that it appeared to run a modified version of OpenWRT. The image the seller provided showed inside the unit a mini-PCIe Quectel EC25-AF LTE modem, which I knew had good Linux support.

New Developers: Why You Should Learn Go as your Second Programming Language

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Whether you have made your start with an entry-level language like Python, Ruby, PHP, or Javascript, or a "real" language like C, or [gasp] Java, there are some compelling reasons why you should consider Go as your second language.

Many developers who have started with a common entry-level language automatically look to the most popular options for their second language; options like C++, Java, C# (ewww), Swift, or Rust. While every situation is different, in most cases, those are not the best choices.

The following are some good points why I believe you should learn Go: