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The Case For Go #golang

jbowles commented Mar 1, 2013

This is great!

levicook commented Mar 3, 2013

Good resource. Two more (I think), from bit.ly's engineering team:

Go Go Gadget
http://word.bitly.com/post/29550171827/go-go-gadget

NSQ: realtime distributed message processing at scale
http://word.bitly.com/post/33232969144/nsq

petar commented May 2, 2013

(Maybe off-topic) The Go Circuit Project:

http://gocircuit.org

nathany commented May 24, 2013

Disqus adds #golang to their stack for real time. http://blog.disqus.com/post/51155103801/trying-out-this-go-thing Check out the Pycon video for background: http://pyvideo.org/video/1700/making-disqus-realtime-0

nathany commented May 25, 2013

Really want to know why Go made a lot of magic things and thanks for sharing as well.

Really wanna dive in!.

ePak commented Jul 14, 2015

Url has changed for "Iron.io: How We Went from 30 Servers to 2 with Go"
http://www.iron.io/blog/2013/03/how-we-went-from-30-servers-to-2-go.html

@nathany - agreed. Now merged into:

https://github.com/golang/go/wiki/whygo

Please do take a quick look through:

https://github.com/golang/go/wiki/GoUsers

...and let me know if there are any obvious omissions.

Great article! I am working on an executive overview that I need to present to my manager, can anybody point me to some other high-level discussions on this topic, I'm not a great writer (except when it comes to code :)) and I would like to see how some people describe it in a way that's easy for non-technical folks ... Thanks

Great resource, thanks a lot for putting this document together!

z-vr commented Sep 20, 2017

We've also put together an article outlining the merits of GoLang. It covers the main benefits and points to some useful resources. One of our favourite videos is Rob Pike's Simplicity is Complicated which runs through some of the underlying philosophies behind GoLang.

See more on our post at Why Use GoLang.

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