Free Testing & Benchmarking Workshop

By Gopher Guides

This course will walk you through installing Go, setting up your GOPATH, and adding GOBIN to your path. It will also test to ensure the installation and environment is properly set up. Finally, it will discuss several options for code editors.

This module will give you the information needed to connect with the Go community on Slack, how to find local meetups, what the Go playground is, as well as a link to the video where this entire bootcamp was recorded.

Go ships with a powerful testing framework. Tests in Go are written in the Go language, so there is no need to learn another syntax. This module will explore basic tests, table driven tests, and sub-tests. Concepts such as race conditions, code coverage, test automation. Understanding test options such as parallel, short testing, timing out tests, and verbose are also covered.

Go comes with a powerful set of tools for profiling and improving the performance of your code. Benchmarking is one of those tools, and the first one most developers start with. In this module we will cover basic benchmarking, some common benchmarking mistakes, and how to compare benchmarks to see if performance has improved.

This module covers where to get more support on Go, recommends books and videos, and list contact information for your instructor.

In this 1-hour course renowned Go expert, Cory LaNou, takes you on a fast pace tour of the features of testing and benchmarking in Go. Cory will cover basic testing, test output, table driven test, sub tests, code coverage, race conditions, and more. Cory will also give a basic introduction to benchmarking


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