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When and why do you use go?

Raphael Habereder
A Freelance DevOps doing container stuff and automating unhealthy amounts of software. Need something automated or containerized? Feel free to hit me up :)
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I really like go, as a replacement to python for system automation and admin tasks.

In the past I tried building client-software using fyne-io/fyne, which was fun, but it was not as feature-rich as I hoped.

I haven't gone beyond the simple rest-service, or automation for quite a while. That's where I always look back at python.

What is your opinion on go and it's use-cases?

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Michael Messerli

When I first attempted to learn Go it was over my head and I had trouble getting to grips with it. I feel like I would understand it better now, after getting more experience in other lower-level languages. But now also struggle to find a project I would want to use it with.