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Go Language for Java Developers Part 4

Part 4 of a 5 part series that explains the Go language to Java developers.

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The following keywords are reserved and may not be used as identifiers.

JAVA LANGUAGE KEYWORDS





abstractcontinuefornewswitch
assertdefaultgotopackagesynchronized
booleandoifprivatethis
breakdoubleimplementsprotectedthrow
byteelseimportpublicthrows
caseenuminstanceofreturntransient
catchextendsintshorttry
charfinalinterfacestaticvoid
classfinallylongstrictfpvolatile
constfloatnativesuperwhile

GO LANGUAGE KEYWORDS

breakdefaultfuncinterfaceselect
casedefergomapstruct
chanelsegotopackageswitch
constfallthroughifrangetype
continueforimportreturnvar

There are few obvious keywords like break, case, if, for, etc but few keywords are new in the Go Language:

  1. func: To declare function
  2. interface: To declare interface (It's different than Java's interface)
  3. defer: something like finalise method in Java
  4. go: To create thread
  5. chan: To do synchronised between threads
  6. var: To declare variable
  7. range: It's like iterator in Java

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