Philly ETE 2019 – Jay McGavren – The Go Language: What Makes it Different?

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The Go programming language emphasizes simplicity and speed. Common programming mistakes are detected by the compiler. The language itself encourages proper error handling. It has first-class concurrency support using goroutines and channels. And on top of all this, Go offers lightning-fast compilation and execution. This talk will cover all the unique features that could make Go the ideal choice for your next project!

About Jay McGavren

Jay is the author of Head First Ruby and Head First Go (both published by O’Reilly Media), a development instructor at Treehouse, and an all-around mentor for new developers. He lives in the Phoenix suburbs, in front of an air conditioner.