Hands-On Go Programming

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  • Manipulate string values and escape special characters
  • Work with dates, times, maps, and arrays
  • Handle errors and perform logging
  • Explore files and directories
  • Handle HTTP requests and responses
  • Perform CRUD operations on a relational database

With its C-like speed, simplicity, and power for a growing number of system-level programming domains, Go has become increasingly popular among programmers. Hands-On Go Programming teaches you the Go programming by solving commonly faced problems with the help of recipes. You will start by installing Go binaries and get familiar with the tools used for developing an application. Once you have understood these tasks, you will be able to manipulate strings and use them in built-in function constructs to create a complex value from two floating-point values. You will discover how to perform an arithmetic operation date and time, along with parsing them from string values. In addition to this, you will cover concurrency in Go, performing various web programming tasks, implementing system programming, reading and writing files, and honing many fundamental Go programming skills such as proper error handling and logging, among others. Whether you are an expert programmer or newbie, this book helps you understand how various answers are programmed in the Go language.

  • Study Go programming with the help of short, modular, and concise recipes
  • Overcome the most common challenges in Go
  • Exploit the most exciting features of Go such as Goroutines
Page Count 176
Course Length 5 hours 16 minutes
ISBN 9781789531756
Date Of Publication 28 Aug 2018


Tarik Guney

Tarik Guney has been working as a hands-on software engineer for more than 10 years in the industry after he completed his bachelor in computer engineering. He has worked for various domains including finance, education, and public safety. He has completed his master’s degree in computer science and getting very close to completing his doctorate in computer science. He is currently working as a principal software engineer for Motorola Solutions. His passion for programming and his years of experience in the industry always lead him to explore new technologies, using them in real-world scenarios, and helping others.