Creating Custom Data Types with Go

by James Wilson

In Creating Custom Data Types with Go you will learn and gain the ability to quickly create your own customer types in Go, and know the exact impact that each element has on the system.

What you'll learn

Knowing Golang’s type system is important for any developer looking to build reliable software quickly. In this course, Creating Custom Data Types with Go, you will learn and gain the ability to quickly create your own customer types in Go and knowing exactly the impact that each element has on the system. First, you will learn the various components that make up interfaces and structs in Go. Next, you will discover the simplicity of type definitions and type aliases. Finally, you will explore how to embed types for composition, giving you reliable types that you can reuse across your code base. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills needed to build long-lasting software that is maintainable and easy to use.

About the author

As a mobile developer, James always had a passion for building exciting apps and always striving to make user interfaces that were easy and intuitive to use. Today, he now works at Pendo where he is helping to build tools that can be used to make apps that people love. He is accomplishing this by building distributed systems that scale using Go and Google Cloud. Never satisfied with his knowledge, he is a life-long learner and is always interested in looking to grow and learn and then shares his knowledge with others. James has worked in a wide array of fields whether as a technician working with radar and communication systems or as a developer building on platforms such as .NET, iOS, and Android. In his free time, James enjoys spending time with his family, playing video games, and reading fiction and non-fiction.

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