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Pacharapol Withayasakpunt

I dislike Golang.

  • go mod vendor doesn't work properly.
  • Godoc doesn't support Markdown, but VSCode renders comments in Markdown, not plain text, anyway.

I can never understand why Golang become popular, when Rust is so much better for developer experience...

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rhymes

It's also a much harder language to learn though. This matters in language adoption. If you read the story about why Go was designed like it is you will find details about Google trying to manage complexity and reduce bugs rate and improve complication time in massive C++ code bases with developers of all levels of skills