programming languages

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Go

Based on 10379 responses from 1037 people, this is the picture we've built up of Go.

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