Go is an open source programming language that makes it easy to build simple, reliable, and efficient software. It is as simple to write as Python and PHP but also efficient as C++. Golang was developed by Google as an open source project and since then it has been supported and use by several organisations and independent contributors.
This 1-day hands-on course will lure you into the Go world starting you from zero and gradually building to more advanced features and uses of the language. Participants will acquire strong theoretical foundations coupled with practical examples and exercises to get them started with the most powerful features of the language.
Who should attend
The course has been designed for tech professionals interested to learn more about the power of Golang, therefore it will be particularly interesting to:
- Software Engineers
- Software Engineers in Test
- DevOps Engineers
- Tech professionals with genuine interest for programming
This course requires no prior experience with the language but any experience with any other programming language is advisable to allow better comprehension of the language.
What will you learn
Participants are expected to gain a theoretical and practical understanding in the following areas:
- Motivation for using Go
- Go tools
- Program structure
- Βasic & composite data types
- Functions & interfaces
- Concurrency in Go
- Building microservices using Go
- Microservices dockerization
Next virtual session will be on 25-26 January 2021, 9:30am – 1:30pm EET.