Practical Go Programming
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Practical Go Programming

Building Real World Applications

About the Book

There is a lot to learn about using Go in real world applications. Practical Go Programming is a collection of best practices employed by professionals for writing production-ready code. It describes how to write efficient, mantainable and portable software using Go language.

Topics include:

  • The pros and cons of using Golang in production;
  • Techniques for writing clear and correct Go code;
  • How to handle errors and panics;
  • Best practices for writing RESTful web services and microservices;
  • Debugging and testing Go applications.

You can read chapters as they are written. Once the book is finished, you will get the full ebook.

Estimated Publishing Date: 2016.

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About the Author

Steve Blow
Steve Blow

Steve Blow works in system programming area as a Senior Software Engineer. He has been developing software for over 10 years, writing a lot of Go code lately.

He is an author, and is known for his clear explanations of complex material.

He has a blog at

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1. Pros and cons of Go
  • Chapter 2. Effective Go
  • Chapter 3. Concurrency
  • Chapter 4. Errors & Panics
  • Chapter 5. RESTful web services
  • Chapter 6. Microservices
  • Chapter 7. Debugging
  • Chapter 8. Testing

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