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47%

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30%

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Shareable Certificate

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100% online

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 16 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 minutes to complete

Introduction to the Specialization

2 minutes to complete
1 reading
1 reading
Specialization Overview2m
4 minutes to complete

Introduction to the Course

4 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 1 min), 1 reading
1 video
1 reading
Go Documentation3m
3 hours to complete

Module 1: Getting Started with Go

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 54 min)
9 videos
M1.1.1 - Why Should I Learn Go? (Advantages of Go)11m
M1.1.2 - Objects5m
M1.1.3 - Concurrency8m
M1.2.1 - Installing Go3m
M1.2.2 - Workspaces & Packages7m
M1.2.3 - Go Tool5m
M1.3.1 - Variables4m
M1.3.2 - Variable Initialization5m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz16m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Module 2: Basic Data Types

5 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 66 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
11 videos
M2.1.1 - Pointers4m
M2.1.2 - Variable Scope9m
M2.1.3 - Deallocating Memory5m
M2.1.4 - Garbage Collection5m
M2.2.1 - Comments, Printing, Integers7m
M2.2.2 - Ints, Floats, Strings9m
M2.2.3 - String Packages5m
M2.3.1 - Constants4m
M2.3.2 - Control Flow8m
M2.3.3 - Control Flow, Scan6m
1 reading
STOP -Read This First!1m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz14m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Module 3: Composite Data Types

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 39 min)
7 videos
M3.1.1 - Arrays7m
M3.1.2 - Slices8m
M3.1.3 - Variable Slices4m
M3.2.1 - Hash Tables6m
M3.2.2 - Maps5m
M3.3.1 - Structs5m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz12m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Module 4: Protocols and Formats

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 30 min)
5 videos
M4.1.1 - RFCs10m
M4.1.2 - JSON6m
M4.2.1 - File Access, ioutil6m
M4.2.2 - File Access, os4m

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....
Programming with Google Go

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