Embedding files natively in Go 1.16

Alberto de Murga
3 min readDec 25, 2020
Gophers with a wrench by Renee French

One of the most commonly noted upsides of Go is the compilation to a single binary. This makes deployments and dependency requirements easier to handle compared to other languages that require to install in the target system the individual dependencies which can potentially conflict with other software running or require to install duplicated packages.

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Alberto de Murga

Software engineer at @bookingcom. I like to make things, and write about what I learn. I am interested in Linux, git, JavaScript and Go, in no particular order.