C vs Go: What are the differences?
C: One of the most widely used programming languages of all time. ; Go: An open source programming language that makes it easy to build simple, reliable, and efficient software. Go is expressive, concise, clean, and efficient. Its concurrency mechanisms make it easy to write programs that get the most out of multicore and networked machines, while its novel type system enables flexible and modular program construction. Go compiles quickly to machine code yet has the convenience of garbage collection and the power of run-time reflection. It's a fast, statically typed, compiled language that feels like a dynamically typed, interpreted language.
C and Go belong to "Languages" category of the tech stack.
"Performance" is the top reason why over 52 developers like C, while over 441 developers mention "High-performance" as the leading cause for choosing Go.
Go is an open source tool with 60.4K GitHub stars and 8.36K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Go's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Go has a broader approval, being mentioned in 901 company stacks & 606 developers stacks; compared to C, which is listed in 64 company stacks and 251 developer stacks.
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