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Daily Go: Fundamentals

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Launch Academy

77 Summer St

10th Floor

Boston, MA 02111

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This 2 day master class on the Go programming language will take you from writing your first "Hello World" style program to writing Go code like the Go team does. Through simple material, upbeat instruction, and practical hands-on examples you will learn the ins and outs of highly productive, fast, and most importantly, fun language.

Topics Covered:

  • Getting Started
  • Syntax and Types
  • Packages
  • Arrays and Iteration
  • Slices
  • Maps
  • Pointers
  • Interfaces
  • Errors and Error Handling
  • Concurrency in Go
  • First Class Functions
  • Testing
  • Embedding and Composition
  • Controlling Go with Contexts
  • Understanding Nil
  • Go Tooling
  • Building and Compiling
  • Profiling and Benchmarking

Minimal Qualified Student:

  • Studied CS in school or has a minimum of one year of experience programming full time professionally.
  • Has worked with arrays, lists, queues and stacks.
  • Has worked with a command shell.
  • Knows how to maneuver around the file system.`

What a student is expected to learn:

  • Strong understanding of the language syntax and implementation.
  • A feel for writing code in an idiomatic style and syntax.
  • Walk away with patterns and techniques for solving common problems.

Notes:

No refunds are available within 7 days of the event.

Coffee and light refreshments will be served throughout the day.

Instructor:

Mark Bates is a full stack web developer with over 18 years of experience building high quality scalable applications for companies such as Apple, USA Today, Klarna, and Palm. He has written three books, “Distributed Programming with Ruby”, “Programming in CoffeeScript”, and “Conquering the Command Line”. Mark has spoken at conferences around the world, has led user groups such as Boston Ruby and Boston Golang, and has helped to organize conferences such as GothamGo and GopherCon. Mark is the co-founder of PaperCall.io, a platform for connecting technical events with high quality content and speakers. Mark is also a partner at Gopher Guides, the industry leader for Go training and conferences. In his spare time Mark leads development of the Go web framework Buffalo.


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