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Which Package/Library you are missing in Go, which you know from eg Python, C#, Java?

golangch profile image Stefan Wuthrich ・1 min read

What is your answer on "Which Package/Library you are missing in Go, which you know from eg Python, C#, Java?"

https://www.reddit.com/r/golang/comments/kfdawb/which_packagelibrary_you_are_missing_in_go_which/

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David Kröll

C#'s Entity Framework
I haven't seen something comparable - do you know some library?

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Stefan Wuthrich Author

gorm you probably know yet...
also checked from Facebook: entgo.io/ ?

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David Kröll • Edited

Yes, I know gorm but the interface from Entity Framework is in my opinion better readable, more fluent and safer.

db.First(&product, "code = ?", "D42") // find product with code D42
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In C# it would look something like this:

db.FirstOrDefaultAsync(p => p.Code == "D42")
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The main issue (for me) is that you have to deal with strings when using gorm. You may easily introduce typos without anyone notices.

Ok, haven't seen entgo.io before, maybe worth a try.

No matter I miss some features from C#, Go is awesome and probably the only thing I do not miss is the async/await always present in the code...

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shogg • Edited

A native GUI similar to declarative QML would be nice. Flutter is clutter ... still. The other alternative I know is fyne. Both can't match the simplicity of Gustavo Niemeyer's QML binding.

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pjotre86

Java Stream API
Java Collection API