DifficultyBeginner
AVG Duration1h
Students36
Content
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Description

Run the gauntlet of Go lab challenges that increase in difficulty but are suitable for Go beginners. This learning path is comprised entirely of lab challenges for you to assess your ability to solve problems using the Go programming language. The challenges are meant to reinforce what you've learned and to provide practice problems to hone your skills. Each challenge is focused around a single task allowing you to cross off bite-sized challenges whenever you can find the time. Cloud Academy provides a web-based integrated development environment for you to complete the challenges in. Simply start a challenge and everything is ready for you in your browser.

Assessed Topics

The challenges assess your ability in the following topics relevant to Go beginners:

  • String manipulation
  • String functions
  • Lists
  • Loops
  • Conditions
  • Arithmetic operators

Intended Audience

This learning path is intended for beginner Go developers.

Prerequisites

You must have some experience with Go to succeed in this learning path. If you want to gain experience with Go, the following content is recommended before attempting the learning path:

  1. Introduction to the Go Programming Language  

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Training Content

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Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 20m
Go Challenge: Leap Years
In this challenge, you will write code in the Go programming language to determine whether a given year is a leap year.
2
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 25m
Go Challenge: Isogram
In this challenge, you will write code in the Go programming language to determine if a given word or phrase is an isogram.
3
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 25m
Go Challenge: Acronym
In this challenge, you will write code in the Go programming language to create the acronym of a given string.
4
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 25m
Go Challenge: Scrabble Score
In this challenge, you will write code in the Go programming language to create a score calculator for a given word in the game Scrabble.
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Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 25m
Go Challenge: Trinary Numbers
In this challenge, you will write code in the Go programming language to convert a base-3, also known as trinary or ternary, number into its base-10 or decimal representation.
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Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 35m
Go Challenge: Run-Length Encoding
In this challenge, you will write code in the Go programming language to encode alphabetic strings using run-length encoding.
About the Author
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Logan has been involved in software development and research since 2007 and has been in the cloud since 2012. He is an AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional, Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert, MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer, Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS), Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA), Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD), and Certified OpenStack Administrator (COA). He earned his Ph.D. studying design automation and enjoys all things tech.

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