This one-liner assigns a string to a slice of bytes:

package main

func main() {

    var s string


    b := []byte(s)


I found this useful when using ioutil.WriteFile, which accepts a bytes slice as its data parameter:

WriteFile func(filename string, data []byte, perm os.FileMode) error


ioutil.WriteFile(filePath, []byte(content), 0755)

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