Go is an open source programming language created by Google. As one of the fastest growing languages in terms of popularity, its a great time to pick up the basics of Go!
This course is designed to get you up and running as fast as possible with Go. We'll quickly cover the basics, then dive into some of the more advanced features of the language.
Go is designed to be easy to pick up, but tough to master. Through multiple projects, quizzes, and assignments, you'll quickly start to master the language's quirks and oddities. Go is like any other language - you have to write code to learn it! This course will give you ample opportunities to strike out on your own and start working on your own programs.
In this course you will:
Understand the basic syntax and control structures of the language
Apply Go's concurrency model to build massively parallel systems
Organize code through the use of packages
Use the Go runtime to build and compile projects
Get insight into critical design decisions in the language
Gain a sense of when to use basic language features
What you'll learn:
Build massively concurrent programs with Go Routines and Channels
Learn the advanced features of Go
Understand the differences between commonly used data structures
Prove your knowledge with dozens of included quiz questions
Apply Interfaces to dramatically simplify complex programs
Use types to future-proof your code and reduce the difficulty of refactors