Robert Loesch

Camp Counselor

First Steps with Go

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Monday, July 25, 2022 - 6:00 PM UTC, for 4 hours.

Workshop (pre-conference)

Room: G


Go is a next-generation, open-source programming language created by Google for building systems, web, and other applications. This session is designed to help developers get started with Go, covering its core language elements and syntax. We will introduce tools and skills used in a Go workflow—including Go Playground, an online tool that takes Go development off the desktop.


1. Introduction 2. Basic concepts 3. Editor Setup: Setup your editor for coding in Go. 4. Fundamentals: Familiarize yourself with the language. 5. Using Documentation: Learn how to find and view Go API documentation. 6. Prototyping: Learn how to protoype concepts and implementation informally.


Prior programming experience will be helpful but is not required.

Take Aways

  • Learn how to program with Go language.
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