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Go Function Recursion

A recursive function is a function in code that refers to itself for execution. Recursive functions can be simple or elaborate. They allow for more efficient code writing, for instance, in the listing or compiling of sets of numbers, strings or other variables through a single reiterated process.

In Go, we can do recursion and have the function call itself until it reaches a stop condition.

Go Recursion Functions example


Below is an example of recursion function in Go that does the factorial.

package main
import "fmt"

func factorial(num int) int {
   if num == 1 || num == 0{
      return num
   }
   return num * factorial(num-1)
}

func main(){
   fmt.Println(factorial(10))
}

Output

3628800

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