|Codecademy and Google Partner In New Go Course|
|Thursday, 24 October 2019|
With assistance from Google, Codecademy has added a course on Go, the language developed by Google. Designed to be beginner-friendly it first four modules are now live.
As the Learn Go course overview explains:
Go (or Golang) is an open source programming language designed to build fast, reliable, and efficient software at scale.
Google uses Go specifically for its large networks of servers, and Go also powers much of Google’s own cloud platform. Developers use Go in application development, web development, in operations and infrastructure teams, and much more. It is the language of Cloud Native infrastructure and software development.
Four lessons, with a total 9 hours worth of content are currently available:
The lessons are broken down into small steps and you complete each one before you are allowed to move on:
Each lesson is reinforced with quizzes that ensure that you have understood and not simply followed instructions and used the hint facility to get a solution.
Each lesson also has a project to build:
While these lessons are free, users are encouraged to start a Free Trial to Codecademy Pro which, for a monthly or annual subscription gives access to the the platform's entire catalog of free and paid courses with additional content, including quizzes, portfolio-building projects, and learning paths customized to users' goals.
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|Last Updated ( Thursday, 24 October 2019 )|