|Go 1.13 Modernizes Number Literals|
|Written by Kay Ewbank|
|Thursday, 05 September 2019|
The latest six-monthly update to Go has been released with a more uniform and modernized set of number literal prefixes.
Go is an open source project developed by a team at Google and many contributors from the open source community over more than 8 years. The main intended use is as a systems programming language, and it has been used in high profile commercial successes such as Docker.
Alongside Go 1.13, the Go development team has also announced the availability of a number of services run by Google, including a module mirror for accelerating Go module downloads, an index for discovering new modules, and a global go.sum database for authenticating module content.
Go programmers can now specify literals using the following prefixes:
The language changes were implemented by changes to the compiler, and corresponding internal changes to the library packages.
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|Last Updated ( Thursday, 05 September 2019 )|