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Approx. 11 hours to complete

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

MODULE 1: Why Use Concurrency?

2 videos (Total 40 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
M1.2.1-1v314m
5 readings
M1.1.1 - Parallel Execution2m
M1.1.2 - Von Neumann Bottleneck2m
M1.1.3 - Power Wall2m
M1.2.1 - Concurrent vs Parallel2m
M1.2.2 - Hiding Latency2m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz14m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

MODULE 2: CONCURRENCY BASICS

2 videos (Total 36 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
M2.2.1-2v315m
5 readings
M2.1.1- Processes2m
M2.1.2 - Scheduling2m
M2.1.3 - Threads and Goroutines2m
M2.2.1 - Interleavings2m
M2.2.2 - Race Conditions2m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz14m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

MODULE 3: THREADS IN GO

3 videos (Total 53 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
M3.2.1-2v316m
M3.3.1-3v323m
7 readings
M3.1.1 - Goroutines2m
M3.1.2 - Exiting Goroutines2m
M3.2.1 - Basic Synchronization2m
M3.2.2 - Wait Groups2m
M3.3.1 - Communication2m
M3.3.2 - Blocking on Channels2m
M3.3.3 - Buffered Channels2m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz14m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

MODULE 4: SYNCHRONIZED COMMUNICATION

3 videos (Total 55 min), 8 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
M4.2.1-3v318m
M4.3.1-3v325m
8 readings
M4.1.1 - Blocking on Channels2m
M4.1.2 - Select2m
M4.2.1 - Mutual Exclusion2m
M4.2.2 - Mutex2m
M4.2.3 - Mutex Methods2m
M4.3.1 - Once Synchronization2m
M4.3.2 - Deadlock2m
M4.3.3 - Dining Philosophers2m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz14m
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Top reviews from Concurrency in Go

By VVOct 13th 2018

The course did what was intended: Teaching the things that makes Go programming special.\n\nI mean, simple but powerful language constructs and Concurrency

By YTNov 20th 2018

Well-organized course and good homeworks. The course is very useful for programmers who wanna learn go and refresh memories about concurrency.

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Ian Harris

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Department of Computer Science

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About the Programming with Google Go Specialization

This specialization introduces the Go programming language from Google and provides learners with an overview of Go's special features. Upon completing the three-course sequence, learners will have gained the knowledge and skills needed to create concise, efficient, and clean applications using Go....
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