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4 tips for learning Golang

Nov 13, 2018, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Phil Estes)

My early investigations revealed that Go seemed more committed to its "idiomatic-ness" than some languages. It wasn't just about getting the code to compile; I needed to be able to write code "the Go way."

Now that I'm four years and several hundred pull requests into my personal Go journey, I don't claim to be an expert, but I do feel a lot more comfortable contributing and writing Go code than I did in 2014. So, how do you teach an old guy new tricks—or at least a new programming language? Here are four steps that were valuable in my own journey to Golang land.

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