A Quick Look at the Go Programming Language

Great at Concurrency, Easy to Learn, and Still Going Strong

Francesc Campoy Flores (@campoy83) is a Go Developer Programs Engineer at Google. I had the chance to sit down with Francesc to check in on where Go is more than a year after the 1.0 release. Turns out Go is still going strong and is a viable option for system programming over Java or C. You can get more best practice info here.

Key highlights include:

  • Goals of the Go Programming Language [Discussed at 0:14]
  • Concurrency in Go rocks! [Discussed at 1:13]
  • Developing an open source language [Discussed at 1:59]
  • Best practices from the Go Community [Discussed at 4:58]

You can view the full interview here:

or listen to it here: