An Introduction to Go programming – A Free Online Course

by Satish Talim on September 24, 2013

An Introduction to Go programming – A Free Online Course

You should learn a programming language every year, as recommended by The Pragmatic Programmer. By learning a new language, you’ll broaden your perspective of programming. In 2010 we brought to you Clojure and now we offer you a free introductory course on Go programming.

You will learn Go programming along with RubyLearning’s mentors Brad Coish, George Thompson, Michael Kohl, Satish Talim, Tarun Jangra, Victor Goff and Willian Molinari. In the last few days, we already have over 100 participants registered for this course and more are joining. Have you?

What’s Go?

Go Go is an open source programming environment that makes it easy to build simple, reliable, and efficient software. Go has the feel of a dynamic language like Ruby or Python, but has the performance and safety of languages like C or Java. It is a completely open-source language, distributed with a BSD license, so it can be used by everybody even for commercial purposes without a fee, and it can even be changed by others.

What Will I Learn?

In this introductory course, you will learn the essential features of Go programming that you will end up using every day.

Who’s It For?

Anyone with some programming experience in any programming language.


The course is ongoing and you can join anytime you want. Also, you can log into the course area at a time convenient to you.

How do I register?

  • You first create an account on
  • To enroll into the course, use the enrollment key GoP101 We are over 215 participants and have now closed the registration process. If however you still want to join, then email me at satish [at]

Course Fees

The course is completely free of cost.

Hurry, registrations have started. Remember, the idea is to have fun learning Go.

At the end of this course you should have all the knowledge to explore the wonderful world of Go on your own.

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