This chapter is about generics and how to use the new syntax to write generic functions and define generic data types. Currently, generics are under development, but the official release is pretty close and we have a good idea of what features generics are going to have and how generics are going to work.
The new generics syntax is coming to Go 1.18, which, according to the Go development cycle, is going to be officially released in February 2022.
Let me make something clear from the beginning: you do not have to use Go generics if you do not want to and you can still write wonderful, efficient, maintainable, and correct software in Go! Additionally, the fact that you can use generics and support lots of data types, if not all ...