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The Go Standard Library

by Jeremy Morgan

The Go standard library is a set of packages that contain pre-written code to help you build applications at a faster rate. This course will show you how to leverage these packages to handle input, read and write files, create logs, and more.

What you'll learn

Basic operations, such as input/output, formatting, and logging aren't things you want to write by hand. In this course, The Go Standard Library, you’ll gain the ability to leverage these libraries to develop applications faster. First, you’ll explore creating command line applications. Next, you’ll discover handling input and output. Finally, you’ll learn how to format strings and data to your exact requirements. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of the Go standard library needed to cut down development time with your Go applications.

About the author

Jeremy Morgan is on a mission to help developers get better at what they do. He's a Senior Developer Evangelist for Pluralsight, and an avid tech blogger and speaker. He has two decades of experience as an engineer building software for everything from Fortune 100 companies to tiny startups. He stays immersed in the .NET/Azure world while always keeping one foot in the Linux ecosystem building Python and Go applications. He's primarily focused on backend API development and cloud infrastructur... more

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