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Mastering Go – Third Edition - Third Edition

By : Mihalis Tsoukalos
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Mastering Go – Third Edition - Third Edition

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By: Mihalis Tsoukalos

Overview of this book

Mastering Go is the essential guide to putting Go to work on real production systems. This freshly updated third edition includes topics like creating RESTful servers and clients, understanding Go generics, and developing gRPC servers and clients. Mastering Go was written for programmers who want to explore the capabilities of Go in practice. As you work your way through the chapters, you’ll gain confidence and a deep understanding of advanced Go concepts, including concurrency and the operation of the Go Garbage Collector, using Go with Docker, writing powerful command-line utilities, working with JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) data, and interacting with databases. You’ll also improve your understanding of Go internals to optimize Go code and use data types and data structures in new and unexpected ways. This essential Go programming book will also take you through the nuances and idioms of Go with exercises and resources to fully embed your newly acquired knowledge. With the help of Mastering Go, you’ll become an expert Go programmer by building Go systems and implementing advanced Go techniques in your projects.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
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  • Convert gClient.go into a command-line utility using cobra.
  • Try to convert gServer.go into a RESTful server.
  • Create a RESTful service that uses gRPC for data exchange. Define the REST API you are going to support, but use gRPC for the communication between the RESTful server and the gRPC server—in this case, the RESTful server is going to act as a gRPC client to the gRPC server.
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  • How easy or difficult would it be to convert the Phone Book application into a gRPC service?
  • Implement a gRPC service that calculates the length of a string.