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WeWork Union Station

1550 Wewatta Street, Floor 2 · Denver, CO

How to find us

The security guard in the lobby will need to give you access to the elevator, we will be in room 3G.

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Details

Come join us and we'll go through how to set up your Go environment. We will also walk through setting up a basic API with tests. We encourage you to bring your own laptop, but we will also have code up on the screen so that you can follow along.

Slides: https://hlh.fyi/WWGSlideDeck

Agenda

• 6:00 - 6:30 - Meet & Greet (pizza & beer!)

• 6:30 - 7:00 - Setting up your Go environment
- Install Go: https://golang.org/doc/install

• 7:00 - 8:00 - Creating a Basic API with Tests
- Tutorial: https://thenewstack.io/make-a-restful-json-api-go/
- Sample Tests: https://gist.github.com/hlhendy/b50987d3006fc220e6d34068d42b7da8

Meetup Resources

1. https://golang.org/doc/install

2. https://tour.golang.org/welcome/1

3. https://tour.golang.org/list

4. http://hlh.fyi/GoVariables

5. https://golangweekly.com/

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