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Learn Go

Master the fundamentals and advanced features of the Go programming language

About the Book

Go combines the efficacy, speed, and safety of a compiled language with the ease of programming of a dynamic language to make programming more fun again. The objective of this book is to help you master the fundamentals and advanced features of the Go programming language.

About the Author

Karan Pratap Singh
Karan Pratap Singh

A software engineer who values learning and growing with people, teams, and technologies.

Presently, I am working as a Senior Software Engineer at Curebase where I am helping to build a decentralized clinical trial platform while scaling infrastructure with a focus on security, HIPAA, and GDPR compliance.

Previously I've worked with the Digitization Program Office (DPO) at the Smithsonian Institution as a consulting Full Stack Engineer in collaboration with the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO).

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • License
  • Getting Started
    • What is Go?
    • Why learn Go?
    • Installation and Setup
  • Chapter I
    • Hello World
    • Variables and Data Types
    • String Formatting
    • Flow Control
    • Functions
    • Modules
    • Packages
    • Workspaces
    • Useful Commands
    • Build
  • Chapter II
    • Pointers
    • Structs
    • Methods
    • Arrays and Slices
    • Maps
  • Chapter III
    • Interfaces
    • Errors
    • Panic and Recover
    • Testing
    • Generics
  • Chapter IV
    • Concurrency
    • Goroutines
    • Channels
    • Select
    • Sync Package
    • Advanced Concurrency Patterns
    • Context
  • Appendix
    • Next Steps
    • References

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