Ten years ago, Robert Griesemer, Rob Pike, and Ken Thompson started sketching the concept and goals for a new programming language — Golang. Two years later Go was released to the public as an open source project. Since then lots of people have been using it for various purposes. The language is growing rapidly, although it has both many fans and many critics.
We collected the most interesting facts and insights trying to figure out why Golang technology deserves your attention, how it was developed, and how it has influenced the industry.