This book is designed to introduce you to writing programs with the Go programming language. You’ll learn how to write useful tools and applications that can run on remote servers, or local Windows, macOS, and Linux systems for development.
Install and set up a local Go development environment on Windows, macOS, and Linux systems
Design your programs with conditional logic, including switch statements to control program flow
Define your own data structures and create interfaces to them for reusable code
Write custom error handling functions
Building and installing your Go programs so that they can run on different operating systems and different CPU architectures
Using flags to pass arguments to your programs, to override default options
Each chapter can be read on its own or used as a reference, or you can follow the chapters from beginning to end. Feel free to jump to the chapter or chapters that best suits your purpose as you are learning Go with this book.
You can download the eBook in either the EPUB or PDF format by following the links below.
After you’re finished this book, if you’d like to learn more about how to build tools and applications with Go, visit the DigitalOcean Community’s Go section.