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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: FUNCTIONS AND ORGANIZATION

7 videos (Total 55 min), 8 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
M1.1.2 - Function Parameters and Return Values6m
M1.1.3 - Call by Value, Reference7m
M1.1.4 - Passing Arrays and Slices5m
M1.2.1 - Well-Written Functions7m
M1.2.2 - Guidelines for Functions11m
M1.2.3 - Function Guidelines7m
8 readings
STOP - Read This First!1m
M1.1.1 - Why Use Functions?2m
M1.1.2 - Function Parameters and Return Values2m
M1.1.3 - Call by Value, Reference2m
M1.1.4 - Passing Arrays and Slices2m
M1.2.1 - Well-Written Functions2m
M1.2.2 - Guidelines for Functions2m
M1.2.3 - Function Guidelines2m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz10m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

MODULE 2: FUNCTION TYPES

3 videos (Total 26 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
M2.1.2 - Returning Functions10m
M2.2.2 - Variadic and Deferred6m
3 readings
M2.1.1 - First Class Values2m
M2.1.2 - Returning Functions2m
M2.2.1 - Variadic and Deferred2m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz14m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

MODULE 3: OBJECT ORIENTATION IN GO

6 videos (Total 28 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
M3.1.2 - Support for Classes (1)7m
M3.1.3 - Support for Classes (2)2m
M3.2.1 - Encapsulation5m
M3.2.2 - Point Receivers4m
M3.2.3 - Point Receivers, Referencing, Dereferencing2m
6 readings
M3.1.1 - Classes and Encapsulation2m
M3.1.2 - Support for Classes (1)2m
M3.1.3 - Support for Classes (2)2m
M3.2.1 - Encapsulation2m
M3.2.2 - Pointer Receivers2m
M3.2.3 - Pointer Receivers, Referencing, Dereferencing2m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz14m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

MODULE 4: INTERFACES FOR ABSTRACTION

6 videos (Total 40 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
M4.1.2 - Interfaces6m
M4.1.3 - Interface vs. Concrete Types12m
M4.2.1 - Using Interfaces6m
M4.2.2 - Type Assertions6m
M4.2.3 - Error Handling2m
6 readings
M4.1.1 - Polymorphism2m
M4.1.2 - Interfaces2m
M4.1.3 - Interface vs. Concrete Types2m
M4.2.1 - Using Interfaces2m
M4.2.2 - Type Assertions2m
M4.2.3 - Error Handling2m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz14m
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Top reviews from Functions, Methods, and Interfaces in Go

By FRNov 23rd 2018

Very nice course, it gives good understanding of OOP features of Go. I liked a lot course's assignments also. Thanks, Pr. Ian Harris !

By NNAug 2nd 2019

cool stuff,\n\nhelped to get a good overview of how go is different but still basically the same as most other languages.

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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

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