Course: Go Programming Fundamentals training

$47.19 incl. vat


duration: 3 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 90 days |


In this Go training course you will learn the basics of writing programs in the language Go. You will learn the different techniques that are used in Go programming. You will also learn the basics of the syntax and how to work with slices and maps.

Among subjects that covered are basics features, switch statement, for statement, append functions declare maps in Go and far more.


After finishing this course you are familiar with the basics for writing programs in the programming language Go.


We recommend experience in a programming language such as programming in C, C++ or Java.

Target audience

Software Developer, Web Developer


Go Programming Fundamentals

3 hours

Programming in Go

  • start the course
  • describe the background and basic features of the Go programming language
  • recognize a simple Go program and how it is created and executed
  • work with packages and imports, and recognize the more commonly used packages from the Go standard library
  • declare and initialize variables and constants in Go
  • work with pointers in Go programs, including passing by value and passing by reference
  • recognize the basic types in the Go language and describe type inference
  • work with functions, including passing arguments and returning values
  • recognize and work with the for statement in Go programs
  • recognize and work with the if statement in Go programs
  • recognize and work with the switch statement in Go programs
  • recognize and work with the defer statement in Go programs
  • write a Go program that uses flow control statements
  • work with arrays in Go programs, including declaring and initializing them
  • declare and initialize slices in Go programs
  • work with slices within functions and methods of your Go programs
  • manipulate Go slices using Go's built-in make, copy, and append functions
  • work with structs in your Go programs
  • declare, initialize, and manipulate maps in Go
  • recognize and work with some of the more advanced features associated with functions in Go
  • create and use methods in your Go programs
  • recognize and work with Go's implementation of interfaces
  • describe how concurrency is implemented in Go and the benefits of writing concurrent programs
  • recognize how to create a concurrent program in Go
  • describe the purpose of channels in Go programs and how to use unbuffered and buffered channels
  • write a Go program that creates and manipulates a slice

Course options

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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