Helpful Go Resources

The below documents are great resources for learning Go. Bookmark these links and consult them frequently as you learn the language!

  • A Tour of Go. A brief introduction to the Go programming language.
  • Effective Go. Probably the resource you'll consult most frequently as you learn Go.
  • Go FAQ. A list of common questions and answers about the Go programming language. Another great resource for beginners.
  • Go Programming Language Specification. The reference manual for the Go programming language. Consult this document if you are confused about technical aspects of the language (i.e. syntax, scopes of variables, etc.).

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Go Design Patterns is a website for developers who wish to better understand the Go programming language. The tutorials here emphasize proper code design and project maintainability.

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