Golang : Flip coin example



Tags : golang flip-coin random

This is a simple program to simulate flip coin that I use to train a small artificial intelligence program. Basically what it does is to randomly pick an item from a two elements slice.

Here you go!


 package main

 import (
 "fmt"
 "math/rand"
 "time"
 )

 func main() {

 coin := []string{
 "heads",
 "tails",
 }

 rand.Seed(time.Now().UnixNano())

 // flip the coin
 side := coin[rand.Intn(len(coin))]

 fmt.Println("Flipped the coin and you get : ", side)
 }

Output:

$./flip

Flipped the coin and you get : heads

$ ./flip

Flipped the coin and you get : heads

$ ./flip

Flipped the coin and you get : tails

References:

https://socketloop.com/tutorials/golang-randomly-pick-an-item-from-a-slice-array-example



Tags : golang flip-coin random

By Adam Ng

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