re: Should I learn Go? VIEW POST

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re: I have been a C++ programmer for a few years so I know what system level language is like and the whole concept, I actually I like it. I am not ch...
 

I believe a lot of the hype is sadly due to it's "concurrency" model which is now a buzzword which also ends up getting conflated with another buzzword "parallelism".

Go is definitely a SOLID language (pun intended), but it does have it's warts:

  • 📦management
  • 🚫generics (yet?)
  • too many ways to declare a var
  • etc, etc

I do think...

There are 2 types of programming languages: one nobody uses and the other everybody complains about - somebody?

Personally, I really enjoy writing Go (for work and play) and being apart of it's community (for work and play).

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