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Go: Up and Running

By: Alan Harris
Pages: 200
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Publication Date: Sept. 25, 2015

Get started with Go, the C-based Google language that emphasizes concurrency and programmer convenience for developing modern applications. This field guide takes you on an example-driven tour of the language and shows you how to be productive with Go right away.

If you’re familiar with languages such as Java, C, Ruby, or Python, you’ll learn about Go’s unique features and concepts for writing concurrent programs, including multithreading and CPU parallelism, that share state by communicating. Focused modules and hands-on exercises help you understand the basics for building simple, reliable, and efficient software with Go.