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re: Don't. IMO, Go is a worse version of C, made for people who don't want to go the extra step to achieve the same goal in C. Yep, you won't have poi...
 

Go is a worse version of C, made for people who don't want to go the extra step to achieve the same goal in C

It isn't and that's a very diengenous comment.

Go is a type-safe (unlike C) general purpose language with a garbage collector which for 99% of problems out there are very useful. For sure if you dont want GC use C or Rust.

 

Well, that's news to me :)

Is it really any good?

Man all that memory management I did all those years ago was all for naught.

Still Go is a million times easier to write than C and will be easily performant enough for most tasks a developer would want to do.

all that memory management I did all those years ago was all for naught.

It's always good to know what happens in your computer.

Go is a million times easier to write than C

C gives you much more freedom in terms of formatting, it has no "implicit semicolon". Much less annoying in my opinion. (And the multiple return values of Go can be demanding.)

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