how to convert int8 to string in golang?

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To convert int8 to string in golang, just use the strconv.Itoa() method and pass your integer, it will convert int8 to string.

As we know Itoa() method accepts only int show first we have to convert int8 to int using int() method.

Important Points

Difference between int and uint

UInt does not allow for negative numbers.

uint’s and int’s max value

uint8  : 0 to 255 
uint16 : 0 to 65535 
uint32 : 0 to 4294967295 
uint64 : 0 to 18446744073709551615 
int8   : -128 to 127 
int16  : -32768 to 32767 
int32  : -2147483648 to 2147483647 
int64  : -9223372036854775808 to 9223372036854775807

Today, I will show you how do I convert int8 to string in golang, as mentioned above I’m going to use strconv.Itoa() way.

The strconv package provide strconv.Itoa() method.

Let’s start our Golang convert int8 to string example

Convert int8 to string example

main.go

package main

import (
	"strconv"
	"fmt"
	"reflect"
)

func main() {
  var i int8 = 80
  fmt.Println(i, reflect.TypeOf(i))

  s := strconv.Itoa(int(i))
  fmt.Println(s, reflect.TypeOf(s))
}

In the above example, we have converted int8 to string and printed in golang console. let’s check the output.

Output

80 int8
80 string

Try it Yourself

I hope it helps you, All the best 👍.