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Concurrency in Golang: Goroutines and Channels Explained

Concurrency is a powerful aspect of Go (Golang) that allows developers to execute multiple tasks concurrently, enabling efficient resource utilization and improved performance. In this article, we’ll explore two key concurrency primitives in Go: goroutines and channels. Understanding Goroutines Goroutines are lightweight threads managed by the Go runtime. They enable concurrent execution of functions or methods independently of other parts of the program. Goroutines are more lightweight than operating system threads, allowing Go programs to create thousands or even millions of them without significant overhead....

May 14, 2023 · 6 min · Ganesh Bhosale