Go From Scratch
Go from Scratch
An introduction to Google's open source Go programming language that does not require experience with another programming language (C, Java, etc.)
Table of contents[edit | edit source]
Introduction[edit | edit source]
Contributing to Go From Scratch - Current plans and areas in need.
Assumptions - What you should know going into this book.
Existing Resources - Official and unofficial documentation for reference.
What You'll Need - What tools to use to proceed with learning Go.
Go[edit | edit source]
The Origin of Go - Whodunit, and why they done it.
The Language - In broad strokes.
Compared To... - Go vs. other languages.
Get Going[edit | edit source]
The Flow of Go - The basics; how programs are arranged.
Math - Calculations and modulations.
Passage - Transferring data with types, arrays, channels, and so on.
Going Further[edit | edit source]
The Madness of Methods - Programming outside of boxes.
Interfaces - Interfaces. Interfaces interfaces. Interfaces.
Fun With Packages - A quick intro to the mass of material that comes next.
Basic Packages[edit | edit source]
The Basics - builtin, bytes, debug, errors, fmt, math, sort, strconv, strings, testing, time
I/O - archive, bufio, compress, encoding, image, io, text
Security - crypto
The Web - database, expvar, html, net
Low-Level - go, log, os, path, runtime, syscall, unsafe
Additional Packages[edit | edit source]
Alternate Interfaces - A necessity for many.
Math and Data - Keep data crunchy in milk.
Advanced Networking - Web and such.
Audio/Video - We're a bit beyond text and punchcards, don't you think?
Reference[edit | edit source]
Go Dictionary - Every usable word seen before Additional Packages.
Where To Go? - Show your Go.