Jon Å.



Member since:

September 29, 2012


When did you learn about Go?

Probably when it was announced to the world in 2009. I try to follow news about programming languages in general and I remember thinking "ok, Rob Pike did this, I should check it out".

When did you write your first Go program?

Took me a while to actually install the compiler. Wasn't until last year when I saw it was finally packaged in Debian. I wrote a little program just to play with channels.

Have you worked professionally with Go?

No, but it would be very fun to write a service at Spotify in Go. I know we have a few Go fans in the company that would like to do it.

What is the best thing with Go?

I liked the first class channels in the beginning, but after a while I realized there was more to this language than just that. Since I haven't worked with it a lot, I don't know how a growing code base of go code will feel like, but I am guessing I would like the type system a lot.


Developer at Spotify. Coding mostly python these days. Go looks very interesting though.

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