Go 1.10 introduced the new strings.Builder type, which can be used to efficiently and easily build or concatenate strings. In this post we explore some of the ways to use the type as well as why it implementing the io.Writer interface makes it an incredibly powerful tool.
A tutorial explaining how to create a custom rand package with functions for creating random strings of varying length with custom of preset character sets.
Learn to implement a binary search where you can find strings regardless of their case when searching in a previously sorted list of strings.
Learn how to perform common operations with strings in Go. This article discusses how to write multiline strings, concatenate strings efficiently, convert various data types into strings, checking for prefixes, and converting strings to byte slices.
Ever wonder why a string is a byte slice in Go, or how to properly splice a string? In this article we discuss some common things that confuse beginners about strings, as well as how to work with them a little more efficiently.
Jon Calhoun is a full stack web developer who also teaches about Go, web development, algorithms, and anything programming related. He also consults for other companies who have development needs. (If you need some development work done, get in touch!)
Jon is a co-founder of EasyPost, a shipping API that many fortune 500 companies use to power their shipping infrastructure, and prior to founding EasyPost he worked at google as a software engineer.
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