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Mastering Go - Second Edition

By : Mihalis Tsoukalos
Book Image

Mastering Go - Second Edition

By: Mihalis Tsoukalos

Overview of this book

Often referred to (incorrectly) as Golang, Go is the high-performance systems language of the future. Mastering Go, Second Edition helps you become a productive expert Go programmer, building and improving on the groundbreaking first edition. Mastering Go, Second Edition shows how to put Go to work on real production systems. For programmers who already know the Go language basics, this book provides examples, patterns, and clear explanations to help you deeply understand Go’s capabilities and apply them in your programming work. The book covers the nuances of Go, with in-depth guides on types and structures, packages, concurrency, network programming, compiler design, optimization, and more. Each chapter ends with exercises and resources to fully embed your new knowledge. This second edition includes a completely new chapter on machine learning in Go, guiding you from the foundation statistics techniques through simple regression and clustering to classification, neural networks, and anomaly detection. Other chapters are expanded to cover using Go with Docker and Kubernetes, Git, WebAssembly, JSON, and more. If you take the Go programming language seriously, the second edition of this book is an essential guide on expert techniques.
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
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Summary

This chapter talked about many interesting and practical topics, including implementing linked lists, doubly linked lists, hash tables, queues, and stacks in Go, as well as using the functionality of the container standard Go package, verifying Sudoku puzzles, and generating pseudo-random numbers, along with difficult-to-guess passwords, in Go.

What you should remember from this chapter is that the foundation of every data structure is the definition and the implementation of its node. Lastly, we talked about performing matrix calculations.

I am sure that you will find the next chapter to be one of the most interesting and valuable chapters of this book. The main topic is Go packages, along with information about how to define and use the various types of Go functions in your programs. Additionally, the chapter will talk about modules, which, put simply, are packages...