Fundamentals of GoLang


Go/GoLang is a powerful C-like open source programming language featuring a (relatively) clean syntax, originally created by Google. It is supported by a growing community and is used by popular projects such as Docker and CoreOS.

In this session, you’ll learn the fundamentals of Go’s object model and approach to concurrency. I’ll demonstrate how to use Go’s tools to assist with code formatting, testing, compilation, and race detection.

Scott Kay

Scott Kay is a software engineer and just recently started working for GrubHub. He has been developing in C# and .Net since the platform’s inception – first as a Microsoft Evangelist and continuing through his work and personal projects. Beyond .Net, he dabbles in the Go programming language and with data/multimedia compression.