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Learn Data Structures and Algorithms with Golang

By : Bhagvan Kommadi
Book Image

Learn Data Structures and Algorithms with Golang

By: Bhagvan Kommadi

Overview of this book

Golang is one of the fastest growing programming languages in the software industry. Its speed, simplicity, and reliability make it the perfect choice for building robust applications. This brings the need to have a solid foundation in data structures and algorithms with Go so as to build scalable applications. Complete with hands-on tutorials, this book will guide you in using the best data structures and algorithms for problem solving. The book begins with an introduction to Go data structures and algorithms. You'll learn how to store data using linked lists, arrays, stacks, and queues. Moving ahead, you'll discover how to implement sorting and searching algorithms, followed by binary search trees. This book will also help you improve the performance of your applications by stringing data types and implementing hash structures in algorithm design. Finally, you'll be able to apply traditional data structures to solve real-world problems. By the end of the book, you'll have become adept at implementing classic data structures and algorithms in Go, propelling you to become a confident Go programmer.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
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Section 1: Introduction to Data Structures and Algorithms and the Go Language
Section 2: Basic Data Structures and Algorithms using Go
Section 3: Advanced Data Structures and Algorithms using Go

Unordered lists

An unordered list is implemented as a linked list. In an unordered list, the relative positions of items in contiguous memory don't need to be maintained. The values will be placed in a random fashion.

An unordered list starts with a <ul> tag in HTML 5.0. Each list item is coded with <li> tags. Here's an example:

<li> First book </li>
<li> Second book </li>
<li> Third book </li>

The following is an example of an unordered list in Golang. The Node class has a property and a nextNode pointer, as shown in the following code. The linked list will have a set of nodes with a property attribute. The unordered list is presented in the script called unordered_list.go:

//main package has examples shown
// in Hands-On Data Structures and algorithms with Go book
package main

// importing...