is rapidly becoming the preferred language for building web services. There are plenty of tutorials available that teach ’s syntax to developers with experience in other programming languages. But tutorials aren’t enough. They don’t teach ’s idioms, so developers end up recreating patterns that don’t make sense in a Go context. This practical guide provides the essential background you need to write clear and idiomatic Go.
No matter your level of experience, you’ll learn how to think like a Go developer. Author Jon Bodner reveals design patterns that experienced Go developers have adopted and the rationale for them. You’ll learn how to structure your project and choose the proper tools and libraries to create successful software.
- Learn how to write idiomatic code in Go and design a Go project
- Understand the reasons for the design decisions in Go
- Set up a Go development environment for a solo developer or team
- Learn how and when to use reflection, unsafe, and CGo
- Learn how Go’s features allow the language to run efficiently
- Know which Go features you should use sparingly, or not at all
- Learn the future of Go, including Generics
Author: Jon Bodner
Length: 360 pages
Publisher: O’Reilly Media
Publication Date: 2021-03-30