Sorting in Golang

Sorting in Golang

Golang’s sort package implements sorting for builtins and user-defined types. There are 3 different ways to sort a slice in golang depending on the data stored in the slice.

Sort builtins types like int, float and string

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Sort Custom Data Structures

Sometimes our collection holds custom data structures, we have to sort the collection depends on particular condition. Golang provides feature to sort custom data structures as well.
To sort custom data structures, type should implements interface below

Program to sort custom data structures.

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Sort using anonymous function (Custom Comparator)

Prior to Go 1.8, there is an easier way to sort a slice that does not require to define new types. You simply pass an anonymous function to the sort.Slice function

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