System Tooling with Go

By Keith Thompson

Get going with Go!

6 hours
  • 28 Lessons
  • 3 Hands-On Labs

About the course

This course is designed to teach you enough Go to be able to write your own tools. Beyond the language, you’ll learn how to leverage Go’s robust standard library, third-party packages, and we’ll cover how to handle some of the most common tasks when writing tools/scripts.

By the time you’ve finished this course, you will be able to:

  • Read, write, and understand Go code
  • Utilize Go as a primary language for tooling
  • Develop Go projects from start to finish
  • Build cross-platform Go binaries
  • Chapter 1 4 Lessons Getting Started 7:53

    An Important Note About A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy Courses

    1:19

    Course Introduction

    0:56

    About the Course Author

    0:44

    Course Features and Tools

    4:54
  • Chapter 2 1 Lesson Introduction to Go 2:42

    The History and Benefits of Go

    2:42
  • Chapter 3 2 Lessons Environment Setup 13:37

    Installing Go on Unix Systems

    13:37

    Installing and Setting Up Go on Linux

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 4 2 Lessons Running Go 11:20

    Creating and Running Simple Go Programs

    7:22

    Using Comments

    3:58
  • Chapter 5 6 Lessons Common Data Types 53:11

    Strings and Characters

    9:49

    Numbers

    9:17

    Booleans and `nil`

    5:24

    Working with Variables

    8:48

    Arrays and Slices

    13:03

    Maps

    6:50
  • Chapter 6 2 Lessons Control Flow 22:50

    Conditionals

    10:45

    The `for` Loop

    12:05
  • Chapter 7 4 Lessons Basic Interactions 36:26

    Reading the Documentation

    3:06

    Function Basics

    8:46

    Reading User Input

    11:09

    Interacting with Files

    13:25
  • Chapter 8 2 Lessons Building a CLI 18:52

    Creating a CLI

    18:52

    Building a Go Command Line Tool

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 9 2 Lessons Working with Third-Party Packages 22:29

    Downloading and Installing Packages

    4:25

    Revamping a CLI Using the Cobra Package

    18:04
  • Chapter 10 2 Lessons Distributing Go 3:30

    Compiling a Cross-Platform Go Application

    3:30

    Building a Cross-Platform Go Binary

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 11 1 Lesson Final Steps 1:12

    What's Next?

    1:12

What are Hands-on Labs

What's the difference between theoretical knowledge and real skills? Practical real-world experience. That's where Hands-on Labs come in! Hands-on Labs are guided, interactive experiences that help you learn and practice real-world scenarios in real cloud environments. Hands-on Labs are seamlessly integrated in courses, so you can learn by doing.

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