Go vs. C++

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Description

What is Go?

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.

What is C++?

C++ compiles directly to a machine's native code, allowing it to be one of the fastest languages in the world, if optimized.

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Why do developers choose Go?
  • Why do you like Go?

    Why do developers choose C++?
  • Why do you like C++?

    Cons

    What are the cons of using Go?
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    What are the cons of using C++?
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    Companies

    What companies use Go?
    707 companies on StackShare use Go
    What companies use C++?
    159 companies on StackShare use C++

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Go?
    50 tools on StackShare integrate with Go
    What tools integrate with C++?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with C++

    What are some alternatives to Go and C++?

    • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
    • PHP - A popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development
    • HTML5 - 5th major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web
    • Python - Python is a clear and powerful object-oriented programming language, comparable to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, or Java.

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