Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login

> Just looking at the syntax it strikes me how inconcise and it is.

And you recommend Javascript instead? Interesting.

> Why would I want use Go for the backend

Fast, built-in concurrency, enough high level concepts and structures to support fast development, and really easy to deploy.

The last part is probably the greatest. It supports simple host-based deploys, tiny docker container deploys, and eliminates the typical dependency conflict problems of Python and Node.

It's also pragmatic enough to make it easy to develop in for developers across the skill bell curve.

Registration is open for Startup School 2019. Classes start July 22nd.

Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact