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Golang

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Golang
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Priyanka Yadav

Software Engineer at LinkedIn

Overview

It’s important to learn new skills, but it’s even more important to learn the right skills.

Why Golang? Well, Golang has been the most popular language to learn over the past 3 years, and is easily one of the top trending programming languages of the past decade. 

But the reason why it’s popular is because it’s the true programmer’s language. It was built with the idea to make work a lot easier for programmers all over the world. And it does exactly that.

Go or Golang is a programming language developed and maintained by Google. It is a free and open-source language. It’s easy to learn, it’s scalable and it has fast execution. 

This course requires zero experience in programming or coding. All it takes is some discipline and following our easy-to-understand curriculum. 

In this course won’t just throw content at you. We’ve made sure that what you learn will actually stick. After each module, you’ll get access to practice questions to truly understand the concepts we teach you. 

In this course, you will learn: 

  • Data types
  • Variables
  • Arrays
  • Slices
  • Maps
  • Operators
  • Control flow
  • Functions

 and other Go concepts.

Practice! Practice! Practice!

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What Is Golang?

Golang is a free open-source programming language created by Google. Also referred to as “Go,” it’s designed to be simple, scalable, and effective. Since its inception in 2009, Golang has grown in popularity in the software development community, and developers regard it as the twenty-first-century version of C, a popular general-purpose computer programming language. 

Why Should You Learn Golang?

Why learn Golang? This language is versatile, functional, and easy to use. As a C-based, general-purpose language, Go can apply to any type of development. Because the language is straightforward, you can expect your Golang programs to be faster than other scripting and compiled languages. Some key applications include: 

  • Web Development
  • Cloud Applications
  • Distributed Network Services
  • Media Platforms
  • Utilities and Stand-Alone Tools

Go is among the top programming languages in the development landscape today. With Go, you improve your current skill set and demonstrate your expertise in the language to potential employers.

Career Path for Go Programming

Aside from Google, many other companies, like Uber, Microsoft, and Paypal, use Go. Its application in a broad spectrum of industries creates opportunities for Go programmers. According to Zip Recruiter, the average salary of a Go Programmer is $102,152 / year. If you’re seeking a programming language that’s easy to learn, scalable, and provides good job opportunities, learning Golang might be right for you. 

How to Learn Go Language

KodeKloud’s Golang course gives you a comprehensive overview of Go’s features. It requires zero coding and programming experience and is designed to help you thoroughly grasp the language. The practice questions in every module help ensure understanding of key concepts. Upon completing the course, you’ll be a certified Go language professional, ready to create and explore career opportunities.

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About the instructor

  • Priyanka Yadav

    Priyanka Yadav

    Software Engineer at LinkedIn

    Priyanka, is a software engineer by profession. She likes dabbling with different technologies, by writing blogs and creating projects. When she's not wearing the work hat, she's usually found learning or teaching something new about engineering

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