"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
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