Author Archives for Gerard Millares

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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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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A Guide to Types and Casting in Golang

December 29, 2015 6:33 am Published by

In this blog, we’ll be looking at the different data types that are used in Golang and how to cast between different kinds. Before we look at different ways of type casting, let’s discuss some of the most commonly used...

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Getting started with the Golang

December 21, 2015 10:12 am Published by

In this class, we’ll cover the basics that are necessary to get you started with Golang. By the end of this class, you should be in a position to set up your desktop environment ready to begin coding using Golang....

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