These small Go projects will build big Go skills! Learn hands-on as you build 11 engaging applications.
In Learn Go with Pocket-Sized Projects you’ll create 11 small applications and tools, including:
A currency convertor application
A health tracking app
A load balancer for sharing jobs between workers in the Cloud
An HTML template
A microcontroller-based temperature monitor
Learn Go with Pocket-Sized Projects teaches you to write professional-level Go code by creating handy tools and fun apps. Each small, self-contained project introduces important practical skills, including ensuring that your code is thoroughly tested and documented! You’ll make architectural decisions for your projects and organize your code in a maintainable way. Everything you learn is easy to scale-up to full-size Go applications.
about the technology
Go delivers the low-level power of system languages like C and Rust with developer-friendly features like garbage collection and a powerful standard library. Millions of programmers choose Go because it speeds up program construction, streamlines dependency management, and makes complex code simple to write, read, and maintain.
about the book
In Learn Go with Pocket-Sized Projects you’ll learn some of the most important skills of Go programming, from Go’s unique idiomatic syntax to writing microservices. You’ll develop your Go toolbox with engaging hands-on projects that are fully working and simple to write. Create standalone command-line programs including Wordle-alike games, request data from external APIs, play with the TinyGo compiler for embedded systems, and more. By the time you’re done building, you’ll be able to create standalone, deployable, and scalable applications with ease!
about the reader
For beginner Go programmers looking to build their skills with hands-on projects.
about the authors
Aliénor Latour is a back-end Golang developer with a decade of experience in various domains, from social media marketing to satellite imagery and e-commerce. Donia Chaiehloudj is a back-end software engineer with experience developing Go distributed systems in cloud environments in aerospatial and gaming sectors. Pascal Bertrand has been developing with Go for the past 6 years as a software engineer, in both big and small companies.