Go in Practice

Includes 70 Techniques

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Summary

Go in Practice guides you through 70 real-world techniques in key areas like package management, microservice communication, and more. Following a cookbook-style Problem/Solution/Discussion format, this practical handbook builds on the foundational concepts of the Go language and introduces specific strategies you can use in your day-to-day applications.

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About the Technology

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. If you know 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 you need to build production-ready code.

About the Book

Go in Practice guides you through dozens of real-world techniques in key areas. Following a cookbook-style Problem/Solution/Discussion format, this practical handbook builds on the foundational concepts of the Go language and introduces specific strategies you can use in your day-to-day applications. You'll learn techniques for building web services, using Go in the cloud, testing and debugging, routing, network applications, and much more. After finishing this book, you will be ready to build sophisticated cloud-native Go applications.

What's Inside

  • Dozens of specific, practical Golang techniques
  • Using Go for devops and cloudops
  • Writing RESTful web services and microservices
  • Practical web dev techniques

About the Reader

Written for experienced developers who have already started exploring Go and want to use it effectively in a production setting.

About the Authors

Matt Farina is a software architect at Deis. Matt Butcher is a Principal Engineer in the Advanced Technology Group at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. They are both authors, speakers, and regular open source contributors.

Table of Contents

    PART 1 - BACKGROUND AND FUNDAMENTALS

  1. Getting into Go
  2. A solid foundation
  3. Concurrency in Go
  4. PART 2 - WELL-ROUNDED APPLICATIONS

  5. Handling errors and panic
  6. Debugging and testing
  7. PART 3 - AN INTERFACE FOR YOUR APPLICATIONS

  8. HTML and email template patterns
  9. Serving and receiving assets and forms
  10. Working with web services
  11. PART 4 - TAKING YOUR APPLICATIONS TO THE CLOUD

  12. Using the cloud
  13. Communication between cloud services
  14. Reflection and code generation

About The Authors

Matt Butcher is a Master Technologist developing HP Helion, a cloud distribution and public cloud based on OpenStack and Cloud Foundry and he is an author and speaker.

Matt Farina is a Senior Software Engineer at Google's Nest Labs.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Manning Publications (October 1, 2016)
  • Length: 312 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781633430075

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