Expanded Library

Concurrent Programming with Go

by Mike Van Sickle

This course will walk through the building blocks that are used to create concurrent programs with Google’s Go language.

What you'll learn

Almost every developer today is faced with the challenge of how to maximize the capabilities of today’s multi-processor equipped computers. The Go language is built from the ground up to enable applications to take full advantage of these machines with constructs that are clear and easy to reason about. In this course, we will explore Go’s concurrency model and learn how to use it to enable applications to realize the dramatic performance gains that multiple processing cores enable.

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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