Adding Values to an Array in Go Image Adding Values to an Array in Go

In this quick snippet, we are going to look at how you can add values to an array in Go using the append function.

In this example, we define an array of type string which contains a list of scientists. Below where we create this array we use the append function to then add Hawkins to the list of scientists.

The append Function

The append function is a built-in function which appends elements to the end of a slice. It takes care of allocating the underlying arrays should they need to be resized to accommodate any new elements and then returns the new slice.

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