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November 26, 2021 ~ 1 min read

Error Chains


"The choice to wrap is about whether to give programs additional information so they can make more informed decisions, or to withhold that information to preserve an abstraction layer."

The new verb %w in fmt.Errorf allows for the wrapper e1 to contain error e2. e1 wraps e2. and now e1 has the Unwrap() function.

The new functions of errors.Is() and errors.As look at the enteir error chain.

Sebastian BolaƱos

Hi, I'm Sebastian. I'm a software developer from Costa Rica. You can follow me on Twitter. I enjoy working on trustless systems.