Convert an io.ReadCloser to String
Using Go, we often make HTTP calls these days using net/http, which result in a response of type io.ReadCloser… which are hard to read for the layman (like me). What we really want to the response in the form of a string which we can read. This post will talk about how to convert these ReadCloser into strings. First we’ll look at the problem, then we have two different solutions.
Convert String to Int, Int64, Uint64
This is one of those posts that won’t need a huge introduction. We want to convert a string into an integer. We’ll look at the different ways to do this (based on which sort of int you want). We’ll convert to int, uint and uint64 (though a int64 will be easy enough work out).