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== About == Sequences is a Go library for generalised iteration and manipulation of collection types. Go is a powerful and friendly compiled language which uses type inference and a clean syntax to minimise programmer annoyance. Whilst it is considerably more productive than more established languages such as C++ it still falls behind the best-of-breed interpreted languages such as Ruby or Python, in large part due to the lack of a flexible vocabulary for handling higher-level collection types. Sequences seeks to address this shortcoming by providing a small but expressive set of additional words to a developer's toolbox for handling common activities such as iteration. These encourage code reuse during the prototyping phase of any project whilst at the same time supporting the full customisation of individual runtime types where this is desirable. Sequences will not solve your critical performance bottlenecks. Indeed relying exclusively on its ability to figure out how your iterators should behave for non-standard cases will result in a considerable performance degradation - just as you'd expect if working in a fully dynamic language. Where sequences shines is in helping you identify opportunities for code reuse where iterators can be treated as a first-class type in their own right. Aside from its practical use in reducing the complexity of your collection types, sequences is also a reasonable introduction to Go's type reflection mechanisms. The author has enjoyed many hours working with type introspection since Go was first released to the public and hopes that others studying this codebase will be inspired to explore this oft overlooked topic. == Installation == Sequences should install successfully with goinstall: goinstall -v github.com/feyeleanor/sequences == FAQ == Q. Is sequences suitable for production code? A. Probably not.