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2009

The Go Programming Language. A brand new systems programming language, designed by Robert Griesemer and Unix/Plan 9 veterans Rob Pike and Ken Thompson and funded by Google. Concurrency is supported by lightweight communicating processes called goroutines. “It feels like a dynamic language but has the speed and safety of a static language.”

# 11th November 2009, 7 am / concurrency, go, google, goroutines, kenthompson, plan9, programming, robert-griesemer, rob-pike, unix