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Code it the Google Way

Feb 04, 2010, 22:33 (7 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Ashik Ratnani for this link. ]

"Google never seems to just be satisfied with the status quo, and when they run out of fields to compete in they create their own! Google's new "Go" programming language is one of their newest ventures, a language which is an amalgamation of Python and C++.

"The Go language, in development since September 2007, has been unveiled by Google along with the release of a free and open source compiler. In fact, Google has released both a stand-along compiler implementation with cryptic names such as 6g (amd64 compiler), 8g (x86 compiler), and 5g (ARM compiler) and one which is a front-end for GCC (gccgo).

"Born out of frustration with existing system languages, Go attempts to bring something new to the table, and mix the ease of dynamically typed and interpreted languages with the efficiency of compiled languages"

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