Google's Go language is off to a great start, but still has work ahead
Mar 16, 2015, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Krill)
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Go, a Google-developed open source language intended to focus on simplicity and efficiency, has been getting a lot of attention lately. Launched late in 2009, the statically typed language is perhaps best known for its use in the development of the red-hot Docker container platform. "Go was born out of frustration with existing languages and environments for systems programming," a FAQ on Go reads.
Like any technology, though, it has its adherents and critics.