Archives - January 2016

How to Use Pointers in Golang

January 10, 2016 6:43 am Published by

In this class, we discuss how to use pointers in Golang. By the end of the class, you’ll have learnt how to define and use pointers in Golang.   Let’s start the discussion by first defining pointers.   A pointer...

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More about Golang Functions—Defer

January 9, 2016 6:10 am Published by

In this class, we follow up our discussions on functions by looking at the special statement “defer” in Golang.   Let’s start by discussing what the defer statement does in Golang programs.   The defer statement is used to schedule...

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Java Programming Tips for Beginners

January 8, 2016 10:22 am Published by

Java is one of the most widely used, in-demand programming languages. In fact, the Informations Technology (IT) jobs website Dice says more than 16,000 Java programming positions are open on any given day. It’s used in everything from Android apps...

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An Overview of Golang Functions

January 7, 2016 9:40 am Published by

In this blog post, we discuss Golang Functions. By the end of the class, you’ll be expected to master how to use Golang functions. But first, let’s start by defining what functions are and their importance in programming.   A...

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How to Use Structs in Golang

January 4, 2016 8:47 am Published by

In this blog post, we discuss how to use structs in Golang. After the end of the lesson, you’ll have learnt how to implement structs in your Golang programs. Structs are typed collections that are used to stored fields. They...

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Why are there so many Programming Languages?

January 2, 2016 4:09 pm Published by

Why are there so many programming languages? It might sound like a dumb question to some and a genuine question to others. The question “Why are there so many programming languages” can actually be branched into two, “Do we want...

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