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This presentation was given as a Workshop at OSCON 2014. ...
This presentation was given as a Workshop at OSCON 2014.
New to Go? This tutorial will give developers an introduction and practical
experience in building applications with the Go language. Gopher Steve Francia,
Author of [Hugo](http://hugo.spf13.com),
[Cobra](http://github.com/spf13/cobra), and many other popular Go packages
breaks it down step by step as you build your own full featured Go application.
Starting with an introduction to the Go language. He then reviews the fantastic
go tools available. With our environment ready we will learn by doing. The
remainder of the time will be dedicated to building a working go web and cli
application. Through our application development experience we will introduce
key features, libraries and best practices of using Go.
This tutorial is designed with developers in mind. Prior experience with any of the
is preferred. We will be using the MongoDB database as a backend for our
We will be using/learning a variety of libraries including:
* bytes and strings
* io, fmt, errors