Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 28th Mar 2012 19:22 UTC
General Development "Today marks a major milestone in the development of the Go programming language. We're announcing Go version 1, or Go 1 for short, which defines a language and a set of core libraries to provide a stable foundation for creating reliable products, projects, and publications. Go 1 is the first release of Go that is available in supported binary distributions. They are available for Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X and, we are thrilled to announce, Windows."
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RE: Am I missing something?
by satsujinka on Thu 29th Mar 2012 20:23 UTC in reply to "Am I missing something?"
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You probably could implement goroutines/channels in C, but it would look hideous (in fact most multi-threading/concurrency in C does.)

Pointers are useful for more than pointer arithmetic...

Slices aren't any harder to use than arrays, for that matter I don't think I've ever specifically created an array in Go. I'm not sure what you mean by "where is the semi-colon" considering you don't need to put them in.

The syntax differences between Go and C are few and far between, but the ones that do exist make Go an easier language to teach (in my opinion.)

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