Tanmay Teaches Go: The Ideal Language for Backend Developers

  • 2h 44m
  • Baheer Kamal, Tanmay Bakshi
  • McGraw-Hill/Osborne
  • 2021

Write your own efficient, performant, and lightweight programs using Go

Quickly start developing your own Google Go programs using the practical information contained in this engaging resource. Social media personalities Tanmay Bakshi and Baheer Kamal show, step by step, how to develop custom applications that fully utilize Go’s lightweight runtime and concurrency features. Tanmay Teaches Go: The Ideal Language for Backend Developers teaches by doing. This book guides you through the development and programming processes and features detailed examples, code samples, and time-saving tips.

Inside, you’ll learn to:

  • Install Go on Windows, Linux, or macOS devices
  • Get up and running with writing your own Go apps
  • Define variables and use them in your programs
  • Work with statements, functions, loops, and arrays
  • Use Go modules to simplify program development
  • Utilize built-in and third-party packages
  • Write custom packages that fit your programming needs
  • Understand classic structures and algorithms
  • Improve performance using Go routines and concurrency
  • Import external code―even code not written in Go!

About the Authors

Tanmay Bakshi is a 16-year old author, AI Expert, TED and keynote speaker, and a media personality who has addressed over 200,000 executives, leaders, intellectuals, and developers at international conferences, schools, universities, financial institutions and multinationals. His YouTube channel called “Tanmay Teaches” has earned numerous recognitions.

Baheer Kamal is a Staff Software Developer at IBM. By the age 13, he taught himself Java, including advanced functionality like parallelism. Since then, he’s been coding in languages such as Go, Bash, Python, and more. At IBM, he's responsible for developing and maintaining large codebases in these languages. The duo has conducted several live Go programming sessions together on YouTube for the benefit of the community.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Quickstart
  • Go Modules
  • Using Built-In Packages
  • Concurrency
  • Interoperability