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Creating Web Applications with Go

by Mike Van Sickle

Since Go was first open sourced in 2009, it's rapidly grown in popularity. This course is targeted at software developers that are looking at using the Go language to create web applications.

What you'll learn

Since Go was first open sourced in 2009, it's rapidly grown in popularity, and is especially suited to creating web applications due to its focus on simplicity and rich standard library. In this course, Creating Web Applications with Go, you'll learn how to create web applications in Go with minimal third party library support. First, your journey will begin with an introduction to how to create simple HTTP request handlers, and an exploration of Go's powerful templating capabilities. Next, you'll discover how to create a controller layer with dynamic routing and middleware, and how to interact with a database. Finally, you'll learn how to test your applications to ensure they perform as expected. When you're finished with this course, you'll be fully equipped to create your own cutting edge web applications with the Go language.

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About the author

Michael Van Sickle is an application architect in Akron, Ohio. He started his career as a mechanical engineer, designing components for the automotive industry, before changing to software engineering. He is passionate about learning new programming languages and is comfortable working in Java, C#, JavaScript, PHP, and F#. Mike also loves learning about user experience design and is taking a lead role in his company's attempt to make applications that are elegant and simple. When he i... more

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