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All Pythonistas should switch to Go... or okay, maybe just half

09/10/2021

Your average software engineer is still in love with Python. Married, even. But not those at Google, Uber, Dropbox, Soundcloud, Slack, and Medium. The programmers at top corporations have long fallen for the language with the cute mascot. That’s not to say that Python is no good. It’s great! But whether it’s...
Your average software engineer is still in love with Python. Married, even. But not those at Google, Uber, Dropbox, Soundcloud, Slack, and Medium. The programmers at top corporations have long fallen for the language with the cute mascot. That’s not to say that Python is no good. It’s great! But whether it’s for APIs, web services, or data processing — while most developers are still using Python, top-performers are adopting Golang, or Go, more and more. Because it rocks. Go was invented by an all-star trio at Google: Robert Griesemer was one of the heads behind Google’s V8 JavaScript machine and a…This story continues at The Next Web Your average software engineer is still in love with Python. Married, even. But not those at Google, Uber, Dropbox, Soundcloud, Slack, and Medium. The programmers at top corporations have long fallen for the language with the cute mascot. That’s not to say that Python is no good. It’s great! But whether it’s for APIs, web services, or data processing — while most developers are still using Python, top-performers are adopting Golang, or Go, more and more. Because it rocks. Go was invented by an all-star trio at Google: Robert Griesemer was one of the heads behind Google’s V8 JavaScript machine and a…This story continues at The Next Web
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