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Karan Pratap Singh
Karan Pratap Singh

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Go Course: Why learn Go?

Before we start this course, let us talk about why we should learn Go.

1. Easy to learn

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Go is quite easy to learn and has a supportive and active community.

And being a multipurpose language you can use it for things like backend development, cloud computing, and more recently, data science.

2. Fast and Reliable

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Which makes it highly suitable for distributed systems. Projects such as Kubernetes and Docker are written in Go.

3. Simple yet powerful

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Go has just 25 keywords which makes it easy to read, write and maintain. The language itself is concise.

But don't be fooled by the simplicity, Go has several powerful features that we will later learn in the course.

4. Career opportunities

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Go is growing fast and is being adopted by companies of any size. and with that, comes new high-paying job opportunities.

I hope this made you excited about Go. Let's start this course.


This article is part of my open source Go Course available on Github.

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Master the fundamentals and advanced features of the Go programming language

Go Course

Hey, welcome to the course, and thanks for learning Go. I hope this course provides a great learning experience.

This course is also available on my website as well as on Educative.io

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What is Go?

Go (also known as Golang) is a programming language developed at Google in 2007 and open-sourced in 2009.

It focuses on simplicity, reliability, and efficiency. It was designed to combine the efficacy, speed, and safety of a statically typed and compiled language with the ease of programming of a dynamic language to…

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