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How to Learn Go Language: Best Tutorials and Courses

by Fahad Saleem

The Go language, also named as ‘Golang’ is a statically typed, compiled programming language that is designed at Google. This language is similar to C but has additional memory safety, garbage collection, structural typing and CSP- style concurrency. In the past couple of years, there is observed a rise in this programming language. Go is rapidly becoming the go-to language for highly efficient and scalable microservices, replacing other languages such as C++ and Java. Many tech giants, for instance, Google, unicorns like Uber and many startups are working on Go language. Over the years, Golang is growing its market share and popularity, opening up jobs and new career opportunities. According to Tobias Lütke, Shopify: “Go will be the server language of the future.”

Due to the growth and popularity of Go language, programmers are interested in learning this language. Here, in this article, we mention the best tutorials and courses that can help you learn Go language in an easy way. Below are following:

A Tour of Go

A Tour of Go is divided into a list of modules that can be accessed by clicking on the title at the top left of the page. On the top right of the page, you can view the table of contents at any time. This tour includes a series of slides and exercises for you to complete. It’s an interactive tour. You can compile and run the program on a remote server by clicking on the Run button.

After learning Go language from this tour, you can probably make one of your Rails projects in Go. You can also make an app that consume a public facing API.

Get Programming with Go

This is the perfect and organized course for learning Go quickly, for inexperienced programmers. It introduces you to the Go language without confusing jargon or high-level theory. It includes 7 units and 32 quick-fire lessons, and you will quickly pick up the basics of the innovative Go programming language. This course serves as a solid foundation for your future programming projects. Through this book, you can master Go syntax, work with types and functions and explore ideas like state and concurrency, with a lot of exercises to lock in what you learn.

Web Development with Go

The book on Web development with Go is good for someone in a near- beginner state all the way up to an expert in another language looking to get into Go. It guides you through the process of building your first really simple web application to building a production ready application.

Go: The Complete Developer’s Guide

You can find this course on and this includes 9 hours on-demand video and 4 articles with a full-time access. By the end of this course, you master the fundamentals and advanced features of the Go programming language.


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