Some interesting facts

  • Twitch.tv, an IRC based chat was migrated from Python to Golang

  • SoundCloud says they use Golang for dozens of systems

  • Netflix use it for their server architecture

  • Docker uses Golang for a set of tools that deploys Linux containers

  • Uber has their geo data and location components built on Golang

Example of code written in Go compared to other languages

Golang

package main
import "fmt"
func main() {
fmt.Println("Hello, World")
}

Python

print "Hello world!"

Ruby

puts "Hello world!"

Just a simple example of Hello World type of code.