Learning Golang (some rough notes) - S01E04 - Function Closures

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๐Ÿ‘‰ A Tour of Go : Function Closures

So far the Tour has been ๐Ÿค” and ๐Ÿง and even ๐Ÿคจ but function closures had me ๐Ÿคฏ โ€ฆ

Each of the words on the page made sense but strung together in a sentence didnโ€™t really make any sense to me.

Google resources threw up some nice explanations:

This one gets into some more hands-on examples

It also acted as a spoiler for the function closure exercise since that was the first example it gives :)

func fibonacci() func() int {
    f1 := 1
    f2 := 0
    return func() int {
        f1,f2 = f2, (f1+f2)
        return f1

I tweaked the version that Iโ€™d seen so that the return values stated at zero

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