Go Language Basics

Go 1.5    |    Beginner
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Learning the fundamentals of a new programming language is key to your success in using the language to its fullest. Learn the Go language syntax, including working with variables and types, as well as for, if, switch, and defer statements.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • describe the background and basic features of the Go programming language
    recognize a simple Go program and how it is created and executed
    work with packages and imports, and recognize the more commonly used packages from the Go standard library
    declare and initialize variables and constants in Go
    work with pointers in Go programs, including passing by value and passing by reference
    recognize the basic types in the Go language and describe type inference
  • work with functions, including passing arguments and returning values
    recognize and work with the for statement in Go programs
    recognize and work with the if statement in Go programs
    recognize and work with the switch statement in Go programs
    recognize and work with the defer statement in Go programs
    write a Go program that uses flow control statements

IN THIS COURSE

  • 2m 55s
    After completing this video, you will be able to describe the background and basic features of the Go programming language. FREE ACCESS
  • 5m 33s
    After completing this video, you will be able to recognize a simple Go program, how it is created, and how it is executed. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Go Packages and Imports
    3m 58s
    In this video, you will learn how to work with packages and imports, and recognize the more commonly used packages from the Go standard library. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Variables and Constants in Go
    5m 56s
    In this video, you will learn how to declare and initialize variables and constants in Go. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Go Pointers
    5m 6s
    In this video, you will work with pointers in Go programs, including passing by value and passing by reference. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Types in Go
    2m 32s
    After completing this video, you will be able to recognize the basic types in the Go language and describe type inference. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Functions in Go
    5m 11s
    In this video, you will work with functions, including passing arguments and returning values. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  The for Statement in Go
    3m 58s
    After completing this video, you will be able to recognize and work with the for loop in Go programs. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  The if Statement in Go
    4m 38s
    After completing this video, you will be able to recognize and work with if statements in Go programs. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  The switch Statement in Go
    4m 57s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to recognize and work with switch statements in Go programs. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  The defer Statement in Go
    4m 36s
    After completing this video, you will be able to recognize and work with the defer keyword in Go programs. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Exercise: Using Flow Control Statements in Go
    7m 15s
    In this video, you will write a Go program that uses flow control statements. FREE ACCESS

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