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Working mostly on the data side of things I see the value of a more flexible language for this kind of work.

RT @rakyll@twitter.com

I’ve done over 1000 (mostly API design) reviews when I was working on Go. You might be wondering who needs generics, here are my three categories:
- Data layers, database APIs
- Collections
- Container types

Lack of generics is not just copy/paste but causing error-prone APIs.

For writing code that mostly does syscalls for networking, file access and so on, Go is a great tool though! Its simplicity and error handling shine here. See Docker, Kubernetes, ...

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