Learn Go for Beginners Crash Course (Golang)
Master the Go Programming Language Step by Step - No previous programming experience required.
If you are like most people wanting to learn a programming language, you don’t have much spare time. What time you have is extremely valuable. If you want to learn Google’s GO programming language, then, what you need is a course that will teach the essential Go programming skills quickly.
Think of a word processing program like Microsoft word – it has lots of advanced features that most people never use. It’s the same with computer programming. A typical programming language has many parts that rarely get used, and a lot of what is taught in a typical computer course or textbook never gets used in the real world by professional developers.
So why learn it all? It makes much more sense to learn just want you actually need to know to become productive and be then able to apply for GoLang developer positions. If you really want to learn those other parts of the Go lang language, then you can later, and it’s highly likely you will pick it up faster anyway at that point because of the skills you have already learned.
That’s what this course is all about – giving you the skills you need quickly without any fluff or useless information.
The course is aimed at complete beginners. No previous experience is necessary or assumed. If you are coming from another programming language like Java or C++, or C# then you will also feel right at home here, and you can skip any of the introductory parts if you wish. But keep in mind there are differences in Go compared to those languages, so it’s probably a good idea to watch all videos anyway.
What will you learn in the course?
You will learn about many important GO code concepts including.
Learn the syntax of the Go language by writing several simple text-based games
Learn about the difference between Object-oriented programs and Go, which uses Composition
Learn to think like a programmer: making decisions, looping logic, and performing calculations
Learn about Go’s use of goroutines, channels, and the select statement for concurrent programming
Learn how Go can be used to build a production-ready web application
Some of the other specific things you will work through include:-
How to write a Go program
Learn the language while building simple games
Learn all about the Go compiler
Learn best practices when writing Go code
Learn how to write idiomatic Go code
Learn how to build a terminal-based Go program
Learn low to build a basic web-based Go program
Learn how to use delve, the Go debugger, to find and fix errors in your programs
Along the way, we will work with a lot of GO example code. We’ll start with badly written code, and go through it thoroughly to improve it and make it bug-free. This is an essential skill and you will learn that in this course.
The course uses a combination of small snippets of code, and then larger real-world projects that you can run and edit and improve – you will learn how to think like a programmer and how to make the most out of the GO programming language.
What about the instructor?
Your instructor in the course is Trevor Sawler.
Trevor has twenty years of experience in professional software development, and twenty years of experience as a University professor.
He has worked with a broad range of clients, including Thomson Nelson, Hewlett Packard, the Royal Bank of Canada, Keybank, Sprint, and many, many others. As a professor, Trevor has taught in a wide variety of course areas, including Computer Science, English, Irish, and American literature, and a number of “crossover” courses that bridge the liberal arts and technological fields.
What about if you have questions?
As if this course wasn’t complete enough, Trevor offers full support, answering any questions you have via the course Q&A section.
This means you’ll never find yourself stuck on one lesson for days on end. With their hand-holding guidance, you’ll progress smoothly through this course without any major roadblocks.
There’s no risk either!
This course comes with a full 30-day money-back guarantee. Meaning if you are not completely satisfied with the course or your progress, simply let the instructors know and they will refund you 100%, every last penny no questions asked.
You either end up with GO skills, go on to develop great programs and potentially make an awesome career for yourself, or you try the course and simply get all your money back if you don’t like it…
You literally can’t lose.
Ready to get started, developer?
Enrol now using the “Add to Cart” button on the right, and get started on your way to creative, advanced GO brilliance. Or, take this course for a free spin using the preview feature, so you know you’re 100% certain this course is for you.
See you on the inside (hurry, the Go class is waiting!)
- A Windows computer, or a Mac with an appropriate text editor (free is fine)
- An open mind to learn something new and exciting which may make a huge difference in your future career.
What you will learn
- Learn the core Go skills needed to apply for GO developer positions in just 10 hours.
- Have a fundamental understanding of the Go programming language.
- Understand how to create your own Go programs.
- Have the skills and understanding of Go to confidently apply for Google Golang programming jobs.
- Be able to demonstrate industry best practices in the Go programming language code you write.
- Obtain a solid understanding of what debugging and refactoring is and how to do it.
Who should attend
- This course is perfect for absolute beginners with no previous programming experience.
- It's also great if you know an existing programming language like Java and want to become skilled in Go.
Is available on google app?
Is available on ios?
- Lectures 101
- Quizzes 8
- Exercises 0
- Duration 11.5 total hours
- Skill level Beginner Level
- Students 10580
- Last Updated June, 2023
Starting to Code
Console Input and Output
Types, Expression, and Composition
if/else, switch and select
Working with strings in Go
Building a Simple Web Application
Extra Information - Source code, and other stuff
5 days ago
RECOMMEND THIS COURSE FOR THE START OF YOUR GOLANG JOURNEY IF YOU ARE A BEGINNER. Currently writing this at section 8. I struggled with golang in my job as i was too new to programming. people advised me on golang courses that were too theory based and not enough hands on/practical to get myself used to the syntax + structure of golang. This course provides you with that practical feel regardless of your coding background. If its not your first language you will breeze through the course as it covers basic concepts. I find trevor great at explaining and he gives you very doable exercises that help build your confidence. after this course you should probally look at his unit testing course + building web apps with golang to continue on whats given to you here.
2 weeks ago
I could not have a better introductory course in Go, the instructor is very knowlegeable, and I look forward to doing the more advanced courses by the same teacher. The four stars are for the course being a little outdated, for some minor mistakes during the teachers live code that are corrected in the downloadable source code of the course (e.g: putting break statements after each case inside a switch, mistaking the intefval of a rand.randInt for an open interval, seeding the rand (not needed after go 1.20) stuff like that. Nothing critical, but can mislead beginners). If there were texts warning about updates in go syntax or minor mistakes during the live code it would have gotten five stars. Other than that, I still would not have chosen another course. So thank you Trevor!
1 month ago
Nar Bdr Kharka
1 month ago
Very good course, takes you through everything you need to know. Very beginner-focused, would have loved to see some more chapters evolving the web application
2 months ago
Srinivasa Rao Moka
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3 months ago
Really great course - well structured, easy to follow, hammers home the important nuances of the language with examples which are not too abstract, but rather practical.
3 months ago
Paul B. Walker
A very good course for go programming however, you may need additional programming knowledge to appreciate this course.
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