Go Standard Library Solutions
What you’ll learn
Know how to work with strings, runes, and characters
Interact with the underlying OS to perform I/O operations
Understand how to handle errors idiomatically
Work with math, time, archives, compression, and more
See how to build robust HTTP servers
Discover how to build REST and JSON APIs
Test idiomatically without any third-party packages
Leverage concurrency with goroutines and channels
Go comes out of the box with a full-featured standard library, requiring little in the way of third-party libraries for things like string manipulation, file and network I/O, testing, HTTP servers, and so much more.
In this course, we will dive into the packages that are the most commonly used within the standard library, including fmt, strings, strconv, errors, flag, regexp, io, os, bytes, math, time, archive, compress and image. We will also cover the net/http and context packages packages to build resilient networked applications like HTTP servers and clients. We’ll learn how to take in and serve up JSON for our REST APIs using the encoding/json package. Testing is a first class citizen in Go and we’ll learn how to take full advantage of it using the testing package. Lastly, no Go course would be complete without getting into what draws many to Go in the first place, it’s concurrency primitives and patterns.
About the Author
Johnny Boursiquot is a multi-disciplined Software and Cloud Systems Engineer with two decades of industry experience spanning various server, client, and mobile technologies. His past roles include developer, co-founder, teacher and CTO.
His love for technology is matched only by his passion for community service. He is a GoBridge Core Member, the founder, and organizer of the Baltimore Golang User Group, a previous organizer for the Boston Ruby User Group, and the Boston Golang User Group. He regularly serves as a speaker and teacher for various organizations that seek to diversify the tech industry. He has been known to mentor a number of young technology professionals in the Boston and Baltimore metro areas.
Who this course is for:
- This video course will appeal to Software Engineers.
- Handling Strings, Bytes, and Runes
- Build Tools, I/O, and Error Handling
- Math, Time, Archives, and Images
- Web Server and Clients
- Building REST and JSON APIs