Building Applications in Go


Course Number: GO-114

Duration: 4 days (26 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Golang Training Overview

This Building Applications in Go training course teaches how to develop applications using the Golang programming language. Attendees learn how to use Go's standard library to overcome common programming challenges, build RESTful services, create a Go web application Docker image, and more.

Location and Pricing

This course is taught as a private, live online class for teams of 3 or more. All our courses are hands-on, instructor-led, and tailored to fit your group’s goals and needs. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for online corporate training, please contact us.

Objectives

  • Understand Golang’s language constructs and unique features
  • Write and call functions for proper code reuse
  • Use the standard library to solve common problems
  • Create concurrent applications in Go
  • Construct RESTful services
  • Build and deploy Docker containers for Go applications

Prerequisites

All attendees must be familiar with any modern programming language.

Outline

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Introduction
  • Overview of the Go language
  • Comparison with other languages
  • Unique features of Go
Building Blocks
  • Packages
  • Identifiers, variables, and constants
  • Operators
  • Data types
  • Control flow constructs
  • Pointers
Functions in Go
  • Go functions
  • Function parameters
  • Higher order functions
  • Error handling
  • Returning results
  • Deferring function calls
Error Handling
  • Errors as values
  • Handling errors
  • Creating custom errors
  • Panic and recovery
Composite Types
  • Array type
  • Slice type
  • Map type
  • Struct type
OO in Go
  • Objects in Go
  • Go methods
  • Inheritance using type embedding
  • Type aliasing
Abstractions in Go
  • Interfaces in Go
  • Empty interfaces @ any
  • Type assertion
Modularity
  • Modules
  • Using 3rd party modules
  • Packages and nested packages
  • Dependency injection using “wire”
Concurrency
  • Goroutines
  • Channels
  • Passing data in and out of channels
  • Handling race conditions
  • Parallelism in Go
  • Sync package
  • Using context
  • Implementing worker pool
IO in Go
  • Readers and writers
  • Exploring the io package
  • Working with files
  • Buffered IO
  • Encoding and decoding data
Database Programming
  • Creating a database connection
  • Making database query
  • Adding, deleting, and updating records with Golang
JSON and XML Binding with Golang
  • Serializing and deserializing JSON
  • Serializing and deserializing XML
Web Programming
  • HTTP package
  • Building a web server
  • Using Gorilla Mux Router
  • Handling requests and responses
  • Serving static files
  • Server JSON responses
  • Cross-cutting concerns using middleware
  • Structured logging
Testing
  • Organizing test code
  • Performing assertions
  • Detecting unreachable code
  • Mocking dependencies using GoMock
Go and Docker
  • Building a Go Docker image
  • Running the Docker container
  • Building a Go web application docker image
Conclusion

Training Materials

All Golang training students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements

  • The latest distribution of Go for your operating system (Windows, Mac, or Linux)
  • A Go-compatible IDE such as JetBrains GoLand
  • Related lab files that Accelebrate provides


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