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Learning Go
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Duration: 02h 22m
  • Release date: 2021-03-23
  • Author: David Gassner
  • Provider: Lynda

Learning Go


What is Go? Go is a next-generation, open-source programming language created by Google for building systems, web, and other applications. This course is designed to help developers get started with Go, covering its core language elements and syntax. David Gassner introduces tools and skills used in a Go workflow—including Go Playground, an online tool that takes Go development off the desktop. He also covers basic programming tasks: managing values, using math operators, storing values as complex types, and managing program flow. Plus, learn how to create reusable Go code, read and write files, and make simple web requests. Topics include: Installing Go development tools and Visual Studio Code Exploring variables, constants, and types Storing ordered and unordered values Grouping related values in structs Programming conditional logic and loops Defining and calling functions Handling errors Working with files