Go and Julia Packages and Modules Compared

Gopher image by Ashley McNamara CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Julia and Go are a fun exercise in how terminology can get really confusing. In Julia and Go, the package and module concepts have basically been swapped.

The Go documentation defines a module as:

A module is a collection of packages…



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Erik Engheim

Erik Engheim


Geek dad, living in Oslo, Norway with passion for UX, Julia programming, science, teaching, reading and writing.