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Best backend course?

lildvlpr profile image Danny Falcon ・1 min read

Hey everyone!

I'm wondering if anyone has any good recommendations for a course to sharpen up my backend skills. Ideally in Node or Golang. I'm currently a front-end dev so I am pretty comfortable with front-end React stuff, however, I feel like my backend skills have started to slip. I've looked up some courses, but most I've found tend to be full-stack, with not a whole lot of emphasis on the backend.

Any recommendations are welcome!

Thanks!

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Antonio Radovcic

If you can/want to afford it: usegolang.com is worth every penny. You're building a complete web-app in Go.

If you like to dip into functional programming, I highly recommend taking a look at Elixir: codestool.coding-gnome.com/courses...
The course doesn't go into great detail on Phoenix, but you're building a hangman-game which also works in the browser. If you're in no rush to get to production fast, check out Elixir.

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Matin Sasanpour

Maximilian Schwarzmüller is the best (beside Mosh Hamedani).
I've done this course, it's great: udemy.com/course/nodejs-the-comple...

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Nadav Goldstein

Hi! I dunno about courses, but if you're planning on developing a microservice in AWS, this tool will make it a simple as it can be!

github.com/nadav96/rocketsam

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rhymes

I don't know about video courses about Go, there are a few linked on Go's wiki but I've never taken one.