Random number generation with crypto/rand in Go

Random number is useful in many applications. From salting password to enabling secure transactions.

In this tutorial, we will learn how to generate random number in Go with crypto/rand library.

File : crypto-rand.go

 package main

 import "encoding/binary"
 import "crypto/rand"

 func main() {
 var n int32
 binary.Read(rand.Reader, binary.LittleEndian, &n)

Run the code: > go run crytpo-rand.go and see how it goes. :-)



  See also : Generate Random number with math/rand in Go

By Adam Ng

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