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Mastering Go - Second Edition

By : Mihalis Tsoukalos
Book Image

Mastering Go - Second Edition

By: Mihalis Tsoukalos

Overview of this book

Often referred to (incorrectly) as Golang, Go is the high-performance systems language of the future. Mastering Go, Second Edition helps you become a productive expert Go programmer, building and improving on the groundbreaking first edition. Mastering Go, Second Edition shows how to put Go to work on real production systems. For programmers who already know the Go language basics, this book provides examples, patterns, and clear explanations to help you deeply understand Go’s capabilities and apply them in your programming work. The book covers the nuances of Go, with in-depth guides on types and structures, packages, concurrency, network programming, compiler design, optimization, and more. Each chapter ends with exercises and resources to fully embed your new knowledge. This second edition includes a completely new chapter on machine learning in Go, guiding you from the foundation statistics techniques through simple regression and clustering to classification, neural networks, and anomaly detection. Other chapters are expanded to cover using Go with Docker and Kubernetes, Git, WebAssembly, JSON, and more. If you take the Go programming language seriously, the second edition of this book is an essential guide on expert techniques.
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Title Page

Race conditions

The code of pipeline.go is not perfect and contains a logical error, which in concurrent terminology is called a race condition. This can be revealed by executing the following command:

$ go run -race pipeline.go 1 10
2 2 ==================
Write at 0x00000122bae8 by goroutine 7:
      /Users/mtsouk/ch09/pipeline.go:34 +0x15c
Previous read at 0x00000122bae8 by goroutine 6:
      /Users/mtsouk/ch09/pipeline.go:21 +0xa3
Goroutine 7 (running) created at:
      /Users/mtsouk/ch09/pipeline.go:72 +0x2a1
Goroutine 6 (running) created at:
      /Users/mtsouk/ch09/pipeline.go:71 +0x275
The sum of the random numbers is 2.
Found 1 data race(s)
exit status 66

The problem here is that the goroutine that executes the second() function might change the value of...