A statically typed programming language designed for fast compiling and efficient garbage-collection. It is multithreaded, with strict typing, high-level. There is support for the definitions of functions and procedures, as well as the relationships between them.

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First released 2009
Developed by Robert Grismer, Rob Pike, Ken Thompson
Latest stable version Go 1
Open-source Yes
Used by Facebook, Google, Amazon

Interesting facts

The name of the language chosen by Google almost coincides with the name of the programming language Go!, created by F. Gee. McCabe and KL Clark in 2003. The discussion of the name is conducted on the page devoted to Go.

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