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Go Fundamentals

by Nigel Poulton

Starting from the ground up and assuming no prior knowledge, this course will teach you to program in the Go programming language from Google. You'll leave writing small Go programs and feeling familiar with all the major features of the language.

What you'll learn

Are you interested in learning to program? Have you heard good things about Google's Go programming language? Then, this course is for you! In this course, Go Fundamentals, you'll learn the basics of programming in Go. First, you'll learn the mandatory "Hello World." Next, you'll discover decision-making with conditionals and the basics of functions. Then, you'll work with data using variables and things like slices and maps. Finally, you'll explore how to create your own custom data types with structs, and get your head around concurrent programming with goroutines. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of Go needed to start using Go in some of your own projects, and add programming in Go to your expanding list of skills.

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About the author

Nigel is a popular figure in the tech industry, best-known for his videos and books on container technologies. He is currently a Docker Captain and spends most of his time working with Docker and Kubernetes. Prior to working with container technologies, Nigel has done everything from changing backup tapes and resetting passwords all the way up to designing and managing large-scale solutions in some of the most demanding corporate environments in the world. Nigel is also passionate about his fami... more

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