A concise and comprehensive guide to exploring, learning, and using Go.
Go in Action introduces the Go language, guiding you from inquisitive developer to Go guru. The book begins by introducing the unique features and concepts of Go. Then, you'll get hands-on experience writing real-world applications including websites and network servers, as well as techniques to manipulate and convert data at speeds that will make your friends jealous.
Application development can be tricky enough even when you aren't dealing with complex systems programming problems like web-scale concurrency and real-time performance. While it's possible to solve these common issues with additional tools and frameworks, Go handles them right out of the box, making for a more natural and productive coding experience. Developed at Google, Go powers nimble startups as well as big enterprises'companies that rely on high-performing services in their infrastructure.
This book assumes you're a working developer proficient with another language like Java, Ruby, Python, C#, or C++.
William Kennedy is a seasoned software developer and author of the blog GoingGo.Net. Brian Ketelsen and Erik St. Martin are the organizers of GopherCon and coauthors of the Go-based Skynet framework.
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This authoritative book is a one-stop shop for anyone just starting out with Go.
Brilliantly written; a comprehensive introduction to Go. Highly recommended.
This book makes the uncommon parts of Go understandable and digestible.