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Go Foundation

Learn how to put the latest open source technology into practice with hands-on training, delivered by industry experts, aligned to your desired business outcomes

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2 Days

Available On-Site

Available Virtually

Open Enrollments Available


This course delves into the conceptual and practical aspects of coding in Go. In this intensive two-day hands-on course, engineers will learn the how’s and why’s to coding naturally in Go.

The course deals with the most important features of Go programming and discusses best practices throughout, including many external references. Day one begins with Go programming basics and gets developers up and running, covering topics such as program construction, basic syntax, data design and, functions. Interfaces and abstraction are explored at the start of day two, followed by the communicating sequential processes model and discussion around proper concurrency design and the use of Goroutines and channels.

Day two continues with an examination of effective package design and the use of the Go Tool and summary discussion around best practices. Attendees will leave with a clear understanding of the Go language and the necessary preparation to begin developing programs in Go.


Available for Instructor-Led (ILT) in-person/onsite training or Virtual Instructor-Led training (VILT) delivery; Open Enrollment options may be available.

Who Should Attend

Developers and Technical Managers

What Attendees will learn

This course is designed to provide software engineers with an introduction to the Go programming language. Skills developed include:

  • Go basics: syntax, construction, and flow control
  • Go data types, composite types, and user defined types
  • Go data types and composite types
  • Functions, recursion and function literals in Go
  • Error handling, panic functions, and defer statements


Attendees must have intermediate programming experience to benefit fully from this course.

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