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Discussion on: Learn a New Language: Ruby or Go?

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Freedom • Edited

I'm also one of million require to work from home this month. Both has great backward compatibility stories except performance are day and night, one thought about Go built-in html/template isn't efficient since it escaped strings behind the screen, alternative template engines libraries can help when you need performance. I choose Go because Crystal language an alternative take too long to compile and work well in a secure server without having to install any runtime or compiler.

You could start reading at Rosetta Code to compare side-by-side and I feel it a lot productive to learn with any utility that can assist you to compile source code and execute when you make changes to your code.

rosettacode.org/

I hope, line of code will not be the main factor in choosing a language, keep writing and get used to it.