Go may be the perfect systems language. Built with simplicity, concurrency, and modern applications in mind, Go provides the core tool set for rapidly building web, cloud, and systems applications. With superstar projects like Docker giving the language a high-visibility boost; it's no wonder that companies are clamoring for experienced Go engineers. With knowledge of a language like Java or C#, it's easy to get started with Go; the trick is finding the practical dirt-under-the-fingernails techniques that are needed to build production-ready code.
Go in Practice guides readers through dozens of real-world techniques in key areas like package management and microservice communication. Following a cookbook-style Problem/Solution/Discussion format, this practical handbook builds on the foundational concepts of the Go language and introduces specific strategies that can be used in day-to-day applications. Readers will learn techniques for building web services, such as using Go in the cloud, testing and debugging, routing, and network applications.
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