First Class Functions in Go

Andrew Gerrand

**Andrew Gerrand

Programmers new to Go are often surprised by its support for function types, functions as values, and closures. The [[][First Class Functions in Go]] code walk demonstrates these features with a simulation of the dice game [[][Pig]]. It is a pretty program that uses the language to great effect, and a fun read for Go beginners and veterans alike.

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