by Sai gowtham

How to generate random string in Go

This below example, will show you how to generate a random string of a fixed length in Go.

package main

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

var letters = []rune("abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ")

func randSeq(n int) string {
    b := make([]rune, n)
    for i := range b {
        b[i] = letters[rand.Intn(len(letters))]
    }
    return string(b)
}

func main() {
    rand.Seed(time.Now().UnixNano())

    fmt.Println(randSeq(5))
}

Output:

DvJaf

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