Go is Boring...And That’s Fantastic!


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I'm hearing more teams experimenting with Go, so this article from Distinguished Engineer, Jon Bodner (@jonbodner) from Capital One is a fascinating perspective about why. He also links to an interesting research paper from 2017 called "A Large Scale Study of Programming Languages and Code Quality in Github", which came to the conclusion that the environment (e.g. process, team size, commit size, etc) matters more than the programming language when it comes to measuring quality. Another reason why I believe effective technical leadership is essential in today's world.


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