Go 1.16 Deprecating ioutil

Go 1.16 was released - here are the release notes. The thing that caught my eye was that io/ioutil has been deprecated - here’s what you need to know The io/ioutil package has turned out to be a poorly defined and hard to understand collection of things. All functionality provided by the package has been moved to other packages. The io/ioutil package remains and will continue to work as before, but we encourage new code to use the new definitions in the io and os packages....

February 16, 2021 · 1 min · Charles M. Knox