programming languages

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Go

Based on 9743 responses from 586 people, this is the picture we've built up of Go.

Most similar to...

  1. D
  2. O'Caml
  3. F#
  4. Haskell
  5. Clojure

Most dissimilar from...

  1. PHP
  2. Javascript
  3. Perl
  4. Shell
  5. Visual Basic

All statements

  1. This language is likely to be a passing fad
  2. This language excels at concurrency
  3. I would like to write more of this language than I currently do
  4. If my code in this language successfully compiles, there is a good chance my code is correct.
  5. This language has a strong static type system
  6. I find it easy to write efficient code in this language
  7. This language has a very coherent design
  8. This is a low level language
  9. I would use this language to write a command-line app
  10. Programs written in this language tend to be efficient
  11. This language is good for distributed computing
  12. This language encourages writing code that is easy to maintain.
  13. It is easy to tell at a glance what code in this language does
  14. This language is suitable for real-time applications
  15. Code written in this language is very readable
  16. This language has well-organized libraries with consistent, carefully thought-out interfaces
  17. This language allows me to write programs where I know exactly what they are doing under the hood
  18. Code written in this language tends to be very reliable
  19. This language is built on a small core of orthogonal features
  20. When I write code in this language I can be very sure it is correct
  21. I would use this language for writing server programs
  22. I find code written in this language very elegant
  23. This language has unusual features that I often miss when using other languages
  24. This language is best for very large projects
  25. I enjoy using this language
  26. This language has a wide variety of agreed-upon conventions, which are generally adhered to reasonably well, and which increase my productivity
  27. This language is likely to have a strong influence on future languages
  28. This language is minimal
  29. This language encourages writing reusable code.
  30. I would use this language for writing programs for an embedded hardware platform
  31. I am reluctant to admit to knowing this language
  32. I can imagine this will be a popular language in twenty years time
  33. This language is expressive
  34. I find this language easy to prototype in
  35. This language is good for numeric computing
  36. I use this language out of choice
  37. I would recommend most programmers learn this language, regardless of whether they have a specific need for it
  38. I enjoy playing with this language but would never use it for "real code"
  39. This language is easier to use for it's problem domain by removing unneeded expressiveness (such as not being Turing complete).
  40. This language is very flexible
  41. This language has a very rigid idea of how things should be done
  42. I would use this language for a web project
  43. This language has a good community
  44. This language has a good library distribution mechanism.
  45. Code written in this language tends to be terse
  46. Libraries in this language tend to be well documented.
  47. I usually use this language on solo projects
  48. I would use this language for casual scripting
  49. The semantics of this language are much different than other languages I know.
  50. This language matches it's problem domain particularly well.
  51. This language is best for very small projects
  52. This language is good for scientific computing
  53. This language is well suited for an agile development approach using short iterations.
  54. If this language didn't exist, I would have trouble finding a satisfactory replacement
  55. I rarely have difficulty abstracting patterns I find in my code
  56. I would use this language for a desktop GUI project
  57. I still discover new features of this language on a fairly regular basis
  58. Learning this language significantly changed how I use other languages.
  59. This language has a high quality implementation
  60. I would use this language for mobile applications
  61. This language is good for beginners
  62. I often feel like I am not smart enough to write this language
  63. I can imagine using this language in my day job
  64. The resources for learning this language are of high quality
  65. This language excels at symbolic manipulation
  66. This language excels at text processing
  67. Learning this language improved my ability as a programmer
  68. This language has many features which feel "tacked on"
  69. This language would be good for teaching children to write software
  70. Code written in this language will usually run in all the major implementations if it runs in one of them.
  71. This language has a niche outside of which I would not use it
  72. Programs written in this language tend to play well with others
  73. I would use this language as a scripting language embedded inside a larger application
  74. This language has a niche in which it is great
  75. Code written in this language tends to be verbose
  76. It's unusual for me to discover unfamiliar features
  77. Writing code in this language is a lot of work
  78. This language has a very dogmatic community
  79. This language is well documented
  80. This language is unusually bad for beginners
  81. I use a lot of code written in this language which I really don't want to have to make changes to
  82. I usually use this language on projects with many other members
  83. This language is large
  84. Third-party libraries are readily available, well-documented, and of high quality
  85. It is easy to debug programs written in this language when it goes wrong
  86. I often write things in this language with the intent of rewriting them in something else later
  87. I regularly use this language
  88. I am sometimes embarrassed to admit to my peers that I know this language
  89. This is a high level language
  90. When I run into problems my colleagues can provide me with immediate help with this language
  91. I would list this language on my resume
  92. This language is frequently used for applications it isn't suitable for
  93. There are many good open-source tools for this language
  94. This language is likely to be around for a very long time
  95. Developers who primarily use this language often burn out after a few years
  96. It is too easy to write code in this language that looks like it does one thing but actually does something else
  97. This language has an annoying syntax
  98. There are many good tools for this language
  99. There is a lot of accidental complexity when writing code in this language
  100. Programs written in this language will usually work in future versions of the language
  101. I often get angry when writing code in this language
  102. This language makes it easy to shoot yourself in the foot
  103. I know this language well
  104. I know many other people who use this language
  105. I use many applications written in this language
  106. The thought that I may still be using this language in twenty years time fills me with dread
  107. This is a mainstream language
  108. There is a wide variety of open source code written in this language
  109. There are many good commercial tools for this language
  110. I learned this language early in my career as a programmer